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Project by tomd posted 11-26-2014 01:24 AM 1464 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a maple HF turned 1/8 inch thick then pierced with the outline of leaves. After I stippled some red and yellow lacquer on the inside so looking through the leaf openings it would appear autumn looking then gave it a dark brown gel stain. Also this was turned pith to pith style.

-- Tom D





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Woodwrecker

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#1 posted 11-26-2014 01:30 AM

Always exciting to get a notification that you have posted a project my friend.
You never disappoint, and this is certainly another example of your extraordinary talent.
The turning is beautiful and the coloring on the inside adds a lot to the splendid leaves.
Really love your stuff.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#2 posted 11-26-2014 02:32 AM

Very beautiful turning!

-- John, South Dakota

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#3 posted 11-26-2014 02:50 AM

Cool ! very nice work

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#4 posted 11-26-2014 03:13 AM

Well done

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#5 posted 11-26-2014 04:20 AM

Tom, this is great work, as usual. I like the graceful shape and the color on the inside is a technique that works well with your pierced carvings. This is an all together beautiful job. Thanks for sharing with us.

-- Big Al in IN

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#6 posted 11-26-2014 04:48 AM

Very nice Tom. Hollow forms are something that intrigue me but sadly I have chosen to pick my battles and HF lost to marquetry. I envy you for mastering both.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#7 posted 11-26-2014 06:56 AM

stunning!

-- Dave -

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#8 posted 11-26-2014 11:38 AM

Lovely work Tom. The piercings add an elegant touch.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#9 posted 11-26-2014 11:49 AM

love the leaves pattern..nice!

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#10 posted 11-26-2014 03:59 PM

very unique piece, fun posting. good read. one of my favorites.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#11 posted 11-26-2014 07:50 PM

Very Nice 2 piece turn Tom, your piercing is spot on & in balance, well done :)
cheers
pete

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

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#12 posted 11-27-2014 03:35 AM

I see a lot of fine work here.

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#13 posted 11-28-2014 04:45 AM

Very nice indeed! Well done! Thanks for Posting.

Rick

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#14 posted 12-01-2014 12:55 PM

Outstanding!

Thanks for Sharing!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#15 posted 12-04-2014 01:35 PM

Very exquisite! Museum quality craftsmanship. Wow!

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