Spring – Vase and Flowers

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Project by Ronbrush posted 03-19-2014 03:30 AM 3262 views 14 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve made a few vases lately and I thought they needed a purpose. Since Spring seems to be very slow coming this year, the flowers help to fill the void while I wait to get into my garden!

Flora and fauna are made from basswood. The vase is made from cherry and walnut. The flowers and butterfly wings require a sharp hand plane. I used Lepage’s “Liquid Pro” cyano acrylate glue which works well with wet wood.

-- Ron Tourangeau, Ottawa, ON –

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#1 posted 03-19-2014 05:26 AM


What a lovely arrangement! The butterfly is a delightful addition. Thanks for sharing.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#2 posted 03-19-2014 08:05 AM

Amazing work. A real beauty!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 03-19-2014 10:14 AM

Exceptionally cool. Would like to see a blog on making the flowers.

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#4 posted 03-19-2014 10:34 AM

This is Brilliant! ~ Very Nice job on that flower arrangement. I bet a lot of hrs. went into that.

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#5 posted 03-19-2014 10:42 AM

great job!!! Amazing flowers

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#6 posted 03-19-2014 11:08 AM

just lovely. thanks for sharing

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#7 posted 03-19-2014 11:17 AM

wow, that is amazing, great work

-- steve, simple and effective

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#8 posted 03-19-2014 11:51 AM

Very, very nice—most attractive.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#9 posted 03-19-2014 11:59 AM

Increbidle- fantactis- azaming- Words fail me! Great work!

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#10 posted 03-19-2014 12:34 PM

That is beautiful !

-- Scott in North Carolina

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#11 posted 03-19-2014 01:17 PM

Very cool.

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#12 posted 03-19-2014 01:44 PM

Amazingly beautiful! Excellent craftsmanship. Care to share a bit on how you made the flowers?

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#13 posted 03-19-2014 02:04 PM

Incredible work!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#14 posted 03-19-2014 02:21 PM

Amazingly beautiful work

-- Dave, from Canada,

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#15 posted 03-19-2014 03:41 PM

Very cool!

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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