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Project by bushmaster posted 166 days ago 764 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This vase was inspired from the spectacular work of Bigogre Project 95519, if you have not seen his projects yet, you should take the time to look at them. As an experiment I decided to try and make a four sided pattern, by gluing the center section at 45 degree angles, then laminating a colored wood on the four sides. If I was to do this again I would make more laminations on the colored wood, and get more radical on the cuts and shaping. I would like to see someone else try this who had access to more colored woods. My plan is to cut the top off a wine bottle for an insert for natural flowers this summer. I do allot of gardening, flowers especially. The woods are birch from my property and mahogany that a friend gave me, finish wipe on poly and buffed, done before assembly.
Comments and suggestions welcome and appreciated. Thanks for looking brian

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia





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socrbent

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#1 posted 166 days ago

Very cool and creative. Inspires me to try something similar.

-- socrbent Ohio

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 166 days ago

Bowl master is to become BASE-Master

Very neat!

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 166 days ago

Excellent. I would love to see one of these made.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Rick

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#4 posted 166 days ago

Very nice indeed. Well done. Thanks for Sharing.

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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hunter71

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#5 posted 166 days ago

Pretty cool

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bigogre

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#6 posted 165 days ago

Looks Great! I mapped one out last night to try a similar process. If you can get your hands on some veneer, give that a whirl. I think you will like it.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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majuvla

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#7 posted 165 days ago

Beautiful vase

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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mcoyfrog

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#8 posted 165 days ago

WOW, great design

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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MarkTheFiddler

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#9 posted 165 days ago

Look like stacked river stones from the side. Beautiful job!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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Fishinbo

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#10 posted 158 days ago

Awesome vase, unique shape and gorgeous wood colors. Excellent turning!

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