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Project by trifern posted 1917 days ago 1603 views 0 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This hollow form vessel is turned from soft maple burl. It measures 6.5 inches tall and is 5 inches wide. It is finished with Waterlox and Briwax. 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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#1 posted 1917 days ago

An other great one ,well done

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#2 posted 1917 days ago

That looks like that was tough to do, wow, very impressive. Great looking piece.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#3 posted 1917 days ago


-- 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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#4 posted 1917 days ago

Trifern – great job with incorporating the open air space into your vessel shape. Voids and burls are not the easiest pieces to turn. The waterlox and briwax finish really makes the piece pop.

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

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#5 posted 1917 days ago

looks great … interesting shape and contrasts

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

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#6 posted 1917 days ago

I have not commented on many of your last turnings, even though they were all very nice….This one is on another level IMO. Amazing chunk of wood and true artistry in the making of this vessel. Gallery material all the way !


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#7 posted 1917 days ago

I still don’t know how you turn that without tearing that up. Amazing.

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

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#9 posted 1917 days ago

Nice piece, great use of the negative space.

-- Dale

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#10 posted 1917 days ago

All the above!! Great piece Joe

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#11 posted 1917 days ago

Joe, this is fantastic. Talk about character! I love the grain, the design and the voids. Nice finish too!

I just noticed in pictures 3 & 4 it looks like a face with two eyes and a mouth…very cool :)

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#12 posted 1917 days ago

Joe, you must be running out of names for these turnings.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#13 posted 1917 days ago

Jose, I know I’ve told you numerous times that all your stuff is awesome, but this one I REALLY like. Envy doesn’t look nice on a person, but unfortunately, that’s what I’m wearing right now.

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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#14 posted 1917 days ago

Joe great work
I just don’t know how a turning like this survives without blowing up when turned.

-- Custom furniture

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#15 posted 1916 days ago

i can’t believe no one’s said it yet! it’s a smileyyyy face =) ....hahah, superb turning Joe, this one looks pretty delicate to turn

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