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Project by Sanity posted 10-03-2014 07:15 AM 1202 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A couple of hollow form vessels and a goblet.

The wood is mostly Port Orford cedar (wonderfully fragrant) with brown ebony and maple. They were then stained, gilded and then lacquered.

I included a picture of what happens with a momentary lapse in concentration when hollowing.

-- Stuart

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#1 posted 10-03-2014 09:00 AM

That middle one is exquisite!
Stunning creations

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#2 posted 10-03-2014 09:03 AM

Beautiful work as always and a great use of contrasting finishes that work so well together. I also like the high gloss look which I think is very appropriate for those pieces you have used it on.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 10-03-2014 11:46 AM

You sure have made some great looking pieces!!! Finish work is tops in my book too.

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James

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#4 posted 10-03-2014 12:29 PM

wow, those are amazing pieces. I love the thin stem on the middle piece, great job

-- steve, simple and effective

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#5 posted 10-03-2014 01:02 PM

Nice work!!

-- stay thirsty my friends...

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#6 posted 10-03-2014 02:44 PM

This is all vey nice work. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 10-04-2014 06:13 AM

Nice work

-- Vince

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#8 posted 10-04-2014 09:19 PM

always top work from your shop Stuart, love the long stem piece it has a nice balance to it not to mention the finish, & yep we all have some of those little mishaps now n then.
well done

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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