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Old 04-19-2017, 06:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default A successful "redesign" opportunity

I started out with plans to make a bowl with a 2nd generation feature ring in the design of Crown of Thorns for Easter. Imagine my surprise when I glued it up and the diameter was only half as large as planned. Yep, through a slight (by half) miscalculation, a redesign opportunity opened up. The bowl became a flower vase, but I still like it.

I had one extra segment left over, so it became a pen. Now I have a matching set for a conversation starter.

C&C's welcome....
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Old 04-19-2017, 06:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Wonderful vase! I'm glad you had at re-design opportunity!
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Old 04-19-2017, 07:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Beautiful and just perfect for a rose bud welcoming a new life to the world!
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While all the second generation segments look excellent, all the higher segments also look excellent.

Well done, and it looks as if you planned all that!

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Old 04-19-2017, 08:06 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Looks great to me.
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Old 04-19-2017, 08:07 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Very nice .... on both pieces!
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Old 04-19-2017, 08:18 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Love it!

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Beautiful work! Love the design and the woods are perfect.

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Geezz, for something that was segmented to be a bowl, I reckon I would have troubles segmented it deliberately to be a vase to come up that good, great job on it. The pen looks great too, congrats...!

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