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Project by trifern posted 1884 days ago 1699 views 5 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This hollow form vessel is turned from end grain maple. It measures 9.5 inches tall and is 6 inches wide. It is finished with aniline dyes and wipe-on poly. 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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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 1884 days ago

Best color/finish yet!

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

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 1884 days ago

Hey Joe
Another beautiful turning very well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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cabinetmaster

10874 posts in 2154 days


#3 posted 1884 days ago

Joe, man can you get some fantastic finishes on them hollow vessels. I would still love to see you do a blog on how you do it. Please. Very well done. They get better and better with every post, just like your signature.

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

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Cyan3y3z

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#4 posted 1884 days ago

Cold strawberry wine in delicate crystal. The smell of orange groves in full bloom, wafting across the Arizona desert just after a rain storm and just before sunrise. The promise of passion tried and revelled in, old and yet new each time. Lightening on the distant mountains. Stars just out of reach in a dome of darkness. Healing smoke from sage brushes.

This hollow form is sumptuous Joe.

-- "I am not young enough to know everything." JM Barrie

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Rj

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#5 posted 1884 days ago

Wow Joe I really like this one ! the finish looks like glass ,it sure brings out the color and depth.

Great Job!!!

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

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flcopper169

179 posts in 1936 days


#6 posted 1884 days ago

Wow… I thnink I agree with Cyan3y3z…. I would love to see a blog from you… Great work….

Rob

-- Happy and safe woodworking, Flcopper169@aol.com

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savannah505

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#7 posted 1884 days ago

Yahoo!!!!!!!! Really like this one, RJ is right, your finish is looking great.

-- Dan Wiggins

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Dan'um Style

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#8 posted 1884 days ago

impressive work as always … great color and sheen

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

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spanky46

977 posts in 1987 days


#9 posted 1884 days ago

I liike it! Thanks!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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bigwoodturner

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#10 posted 1884 days ago

Really like this color, it looks alot like transtint Beaurdoux. Nice work!

-- Dale

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tinnman65

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#11 posted 1884 days ago

You never let us down with your amazing turnings, Thanks for another great post!

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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mtnwild

3474 posts in 2123 days


#12 posted 1884 days ago

I like to look at your new ones on your project page and see how it looks in the group. WOW, this one really stands out. New favorite! Super!!!!!

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

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matt garcia

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#13 posted 1884 days ago

Just gorgeous, Joe!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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Dusty56

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#14 posted 1884 days ago

And I thought the blue one was perfection ! This one takes the cake , Joe : ) Between the shape , colors , and finish , I don’t know which is the most impressive. I think I’ll go with the finish…it adds a lot of depth to the piece.Are you sure you didn’t have it glazed ? LOL….... Do you think you can top this one ?

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

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DocK16

1139 posts in 2683 days


#15 posted 1884 days ago

You are a real expert with the dyes and finishes. Each one gets “more beautifuller”

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

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