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Project by trifern posted 03-18-2009 11:56 PM 1459 views 5 times favorited 35 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a continuation of the Hubble Telescope series. This piece took a different direction in color. The hollow form was turned from end grain maple and measures 9 inches by 5 inches. It is finished with aniline dyes and Waterlox.

All comments and critiques are welcomed and appreciated.

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





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EricW

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#1 posted 03-19-2009 12:01 AM

amazing. i love that color.

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#2 posted 03-19-2009 12:07 AM

Fine display of the nebula.

I love viewing your work.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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scott shangraw

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#3 posted 03-19-2009 12:20 AM

Another great one.Your like a Picasso with those dyes !!!

-- Scott NM,http://www.shangrilawoodworks.com

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Loucarb

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#4 posted 03-19-2009 01:18 AM

That grain really looks like something the Hubble would view. As usual you created another gem. Thanks for sharing

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#5 posted 03-19-2009 01:36 AM

Most excellent! We need a name … the Trifern Nebulae!

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

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cabinetmaster

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#6 posted 03-19-2009 01:42 AM

Honestly, another in the hubble series? Joe, you do such great work and I love the dyes you use. But when are you going to do a blog for us guys that want to learn your process? Or is it a secret process you do not want to share?

Another beautiful job.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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jockmike2

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#7 posted 03-19-2009 01:49 AM

Yea share your secret with the rest of us wannabes come on buddy, share your secret. By the way what did ya win?

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

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DocK16

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#8 posted 03-19-2009 01:53 AM

Doc Kritzer likes the Spitzer

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#9 posted 03-19-2009 02:11 AM

You do come up with amazing color!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#10 posted 03-19-2009 02:26 AM

beautiful imperfections …this is my favorite so far

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

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Daren Nelson

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#11 posted 03-19-2009 02:56 AM

That is a knockout ! DAN beat me to it, beautiful imperfections…and great craftsmanship to showcase them. Very nice.

-- http://nelsonwoodworks.biz/

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woodnut

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#12 posted 03-19-2009 02:59 AM

Trifern, I would have to say that this is one of the best turnings that I have seen period!!!! The turning the finish, everything comes together beautifully in this one. Great Job and I will also say This is My Favorite.

-- F.Little

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Dennis Zongker

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#13 posted 03-19-2009 03:24 AM

The wood grain is incredible! Great job, Joe!

-- Dennis Zongker

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Douglas Bordner

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#14 posted 03-19-2009 03:29 AM

I’m with the rest of the fellas on this one! Really spectacular.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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Padre

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#15 posted 03-19-2009 03:31 AM

Joe, this is a stunning piece. Staring into it does create that ‘space adventure’ theme. I see a black hole, an exploding nova, etc. Great job.

-- Chip -----------http://www.penmanchip.com-----------------Micah 6:8

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