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Project by Alexander Valle Albert posted 04-16-2014 12:07 PM 1212 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cuban Mahogany vase with Turquoise….I will probably turn a lid…but not sure. Polished acrylic lacquer finish. Thanks for looking.

Alexander





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Bill

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#1 posted 04-16-2014 12:15 PM

Turqoise was a really good choice for this piece, Well done.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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mmh

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#2 posted 04-16-2014 01:05 PM

This looks like you had a lot of fun making this piece!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#3 posted 04-16-2014 02:49 PM

Beautiful!

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#4 posted 04-16-2014 03:32 PM

Beautiful piece!

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#5 posted 04-16-2014 09:51 PM

Very nice little vase. The wood is beautiful and adding the turquoise has just added to the beauty of the project. Great job and thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#6 posted 04-17-2014 12:53 AM

Wow, I really like your vase. Very well done.

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#7 posted 04-17-2014 05:06 AM

When I first started turning I would always look for the cleanest defect free wood to use.
After seeing all of the beautiful, interesting and eye catching turnings WITH defects, my opinion has definitely changed! I too, like the turquoise inlay and the way you used it here is beautiful.
Waaaay more interesting!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#8 posted 04-17-2014 01:57 PM

Thank you very much for your kind comments!!....I already did turn a lid; so, I will post the lidded vase soon.

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#9 posted 03-22-2015 03:25 PM

Amazingly. Even it isn’t believed that this tree. Thanks.

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