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Project by trifern posted 05-10-2009 04:53 AM 1782 views 0 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This hollow form vessel was turned from fiddle back ash. It measures 5.75 inches tall and is 5.75 inches wide. It is finished with aniline dyes, wipe-on poly, and tinted wax.

All comments, especially critiques, are welcomed and appreciated.

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





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bigwoodturner

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#1 posted 05-10-2009 04:58 AM

great use of the color on this piece. I like the lines on this piece. Great job.

-- Dale

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 05-10-2009 05:01 AM

This one you out did your self soooo beautiful way to go Joe

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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CharlieM1958

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#3 posted 05-10-2009 05:09 AM

If it was perfectly round, I’d swear it was one of those flashy bowling balls. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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mtnwild

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#4 posted 05-10-2009 05:15 AM

Really amazing how each piece is so stand alone gorgeous, yet one of many. Getting back to not knowing my favorite. This is super.

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

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whitedog

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#5 posted 05-10-2009 05:25 AM

i really enjoy your use of dyes and verious finishes… i don’t comment offten but i always view and enjoy your work

-- Paul , Calfornia

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mmh

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#6 posted 05-10-2009 05:46 AM

Okay, this one is my “current” favorite! Wonderful shape and fabulous grain with great color! You sure make it look easy! You’ve got the feel for turning.

-- "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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mrsawdust

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#7 posted 05-10-2009 05:48 AM

beautiful work. the “wrinkle or wavy effect ” is fascinating.

-- mrsawdust, pittsburgh,pa.

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Woodhacker

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#8 posted 05-10-2009 06:01 AM

Joe this is awesome. I like the way the grain lines contrast with the dye. Really cool. I like the shape too.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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Douglas Bordner

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#9 posted 05-10-2009 07:03 AM

Woo Hoo!

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

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GaryK

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#10 posted 05-10-2009 07:33 AM

Man, you are a machine that just pumps these things out! Looks great!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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dreadhead

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#11 posted 05-10-2009 07:44 AM

That is a damn fine piece of wood.

-- - Marco

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stefang

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#12 posted 05-10-2009 11:46 AM

I would very much like to have this piece in my living room. It definitely is eye candy.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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PatentNonsense

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#13 posted 05-10-2009 12:09 PM

WOW – that’s broadened my horizons!

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Scott Bryan

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#14 posted 05-10-2009 12:52 PM

This is another beautiful turning, Joe. Great use of dye as well.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Napaman

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#15 posted 05-10-2009 05:48 PM

THIS IS WOOD? Now i am starting to think this is all a big FIB…are you really working in a south american rock quarry? and finding cool rocks and shining them up in your free time?

JOE…this once again…WOW…maybe a WWOWW…ya definetly…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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