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Project by trifern posted 04-24-2009 01:31 AM 1183 views 2 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This hollow form vessel is turned from end grain maple. It measures 6 inches tall by 3.25 inches wide. It is finished with aniline dyes and wipe on poly. All comments and critiques are welcomed.

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





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Francisco Luna

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#1 posted 04-24-2009 01:55 AM

amazing the texture and colors! another great vessel!

-- Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain" Frank Lloyd Wright

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mmh

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#2 posted 04-24-2009 01:59 AM

Another beauty. I like this series of golden rays on black. It looks like an embroidered silk textile.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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savannah505

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#3 posted 04-24-2009 02:13 AM

I echo MMH on this one, what a beauty Joe, you came across some great looking wood, and brought out the best in it.

-- Dan Wiggins

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Les Hastings

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#4 posted 04-24-2009 02:49 AM

Awesome Joe! You just keep getting better and better. Keep up the great work!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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Woodhacker

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#5 posted 04-24-2009 03:03 AM

Another great one Joe. I really like the way the grain accepted the dyes. ...it jumps out at you.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#6 posted 04-24-2009 03:20 AM

Joe,

What you do with wood is truly amazing!! Great job!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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bigwoodturner

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#7 posted 04-24-2009 03:37 AM

Nice marble effect in the piece.

-- Dale

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peruturner

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#8 posted 04-24-2009 03:48 AM

Great vessel ,great colors too

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DocK16

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#9 posted 04-24-2009 04:18 AM

Joe,

another magnificent piece. I’m going to have to start playing around with those aniline dyes.

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

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Douglas Bordner

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#10 posted 04-24-2009 04:53 AM

Layer upon layer of color and depth. Spectacular!

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

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Dusty56

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#11 posted 04-24-2009 07:09 AM

There’s just no end to your eye for beauty ,Joe !! I ‘d be staring at that sweet piece for days in all different lighting conditions to see what other beauty appears.

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#12 posted 04-24-2009 03:17 PM

Very nice Joe.

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

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#13 posted 04-24-2009 05:50 PM

Really nice, looks like a piece of amber with inclusions.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#14 posted 04-24-2009 07:44 PM

Art in it’s highest form, wonderful figure

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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trifern

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#15 posted 04-25-2009 12:54 AM

Thanks for all the great feedback.

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

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