Cherry Vessel

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Project by swirlsandburls posted 03-12-2009 07:52 PM 1730 views 4 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This vessel was out of a nicely figured cherry blank. The finial is African Blackwood and Tulipwood. Took first place in a juried art show in the 3-d category. Another artist snatched it up after the judging for her collection (or a gift, I can’t remember). Very humbled by and appreciative of the response!

By the way, you should have seen this one in the sunlight! Awesome grain-depth.

-- patience is a virtue ... in woodworking, cooking, and life in general

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#1 posted 03-12-2009 08:07 PM

Another beautiful work of art. great job


-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 03-12-2009 08:08 PM

i’m wondering how can you image this fantastic’s really a creative woodwork.

-- china

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#3 posted 03-12-2009 08:42 PM

Great form, nice finial…....... And figured Cherry, my favourite. Look great

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#4 posted 03-12-2009 10:10 PM

Nice work!

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#5 posted 03-12-2009 11:36 PM

Very nice piece. Great photo as well!

-- segmented turning kits --->

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#6 posted 03-13-2009 12:41 AM

Wow, isn’t that a gem. Really fine piece. I can tell that wood just dances. Great job on that.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#7 posted 03-13-2009 02:25 AM

That is a beautiful piece. Thanks for sharing

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#8 posted 03-13-2009 03:10 AM

Gorgeous piece. I can see why it won.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#9 posted 03-13-2009 04:24 AM

Very nice form and finish. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#10 posted 03-13-2009 07:38 AM

very well done keep up the good turning

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#11 posted 03-13-2009 08:06 AM

I’m still at the point with my turning of practicing spindle shapes and learning what the tools do and haven’t tried any hollow forms yet but I can still appreciate a great one when I see it. Pieces like this are the reason I want to do it in the first place and the wood choice and finish just really makes this thing stand out. Thanks for you (and trifern and a few others) for giving me something to strive for.

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY

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#12 posted 03-13-2009 12:22 PM

Very nice vessel, nice finial also.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#13 posted 03-15-2009 07:10 AM

Beautiful piece. Nice work.

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#14 posted 09-16-2009 02:59 PM

Well done I like it very much

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#15 posted 09-16-2009 03:10 PM

very pretty

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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