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Project by trifern posted 06-03-2009 03:46 AM 1860 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This hollow form vessel is turned from end grain walnut. It measures approximately 7.5 inches tall and 5.5 inches wide. It is finished with wipe-on poly. 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 06-03-2009 03:48 AM

wonderful wonderful another great vessel Joe

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#2 posted 06-03-2009 03:48 AM

Joe, fantastic finish….and that walnut…wow.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#3 posted 06-03-2009 04:19 AM

Man alive that is pretty! I love walnut. Have you ever used any of the analine dyes on walnut? I’m not sure what the end result would be. Just a thought.

-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO

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#4 posted 06-03-2009 04:25 AM

Absolutely stunning. The finish on all of your items is top notch.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#5 posted 06-03-2009 04:35 AM

Walnut…. now you’re speaking my language!

It amazes me how you incorporate the flow of the grain into the shape of your turnings.

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

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#6 posted 06-03-2009 04:42 AM

I really like the grain orientation and what a finish. Another great piece.

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#7 posted 06-03-2009 05:47 AM

Beautiful form and finish , Joe : )

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

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#8 posted 06-03-2009 05:47 AM

Yep, your finish work is looking good now. Great piece, love walnut.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#9 posted 06-03-2009 12:23 PM

The finish make the walnut and your turning outstanding.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#10 posted 06-03-2009 08:05 PM

Everything about this piece is exceptional Joe !!

Great Job !!!

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

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#11 posted 06-04-2009 12:36 AM

I love it Joe, wonderful photography.

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

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#12 posted 06-04-2009 12:40 AM

Pure art with wood in it’s pure glory. Outstanding piece Joe.

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

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#13 posted 06-04-2009 02:45 AM

This is another beautiful piece, Joe.

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

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#14 posted 06-04-2009 03:02 AM

Beautiful. Great looking piece.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#15 posted 06-04-2009 04:27 AM

Thanks for all the feedback. There is something special about working with walnut.

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

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