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Project by trifern posted 05-15-2009 04:24 AM 1899 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This hollow form vessel is turned from end grain maple. It measures 6.25 inches tall and is 4 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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#1 posted 05-15-2009 04:43 AM

Wow Joe another awesome piece ! do you like the satin finish or the high gloss (I think a High gloss makes the color richer and adds depth)?

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#2 posted 05-15-2009 04:45 AM

very nice …looks like Tiger’s Eye

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#3 posted 05-15-2009 05:37 AM

Joe, another one with spectacular contrast in the way the grain accepts the dyes. The color combinations remind me of Celestial Goede…they work very well together.

Thanks for posting it.

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#4 posted 05-15-2009 06:57 AM

How can you do it over and over I guess it’s what you call Talent

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#5 posted 05-15-2009 07:48 AM

A real beauty, you must have a helluva collection now of these pieces.

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#6 posted 05-15-2009 05:05 PM

Very impressive piece. Love the grain! Thanks for posting.

God Bless

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#7 posted 05-16-2009 07:17 AM

Very nice : )

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#8 posted 05-17-2009 04:22 AM

Thanks for all the feedback.

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#9 posted 05-17-2009 02:43 PM

Dramatic. Nice!

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#10 posted 05-22-2009 11:14 AM

I really love the texture you manage to show with your technique. I love this series. The wood looks more like gemstone than wood.

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