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If you remember Exxon’s ad to put a tiger in your tank, well I put one in a vase. This is a hollow form turned from Bradford pear wood a very nice wood to work with then pierced with the image of a tiger.

-- Tom D





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 09-01-2015 05:02 PM

Tom, you did a nice job on this.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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MyChipCarving

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#2 posted 09-01-2015 08:31 PM

Tom, how are you piercing the design?
Nice embellishment to your hollow vessel.

-- Marty, https://www.MyChipCarving.com, 866-444-6996

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tomd

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#3 posted 09-01-2015 09:50 PM

Marty, I am using a air powered dental drill.

-- Tom D

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shipwright

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#4 posted 09-02-2015 12:35 AM

Very nice Tom. I hope you haven’t abandoned marquetry. I miss your beautiful boxes.
Love the turnings but I still miss the marquetry boxes.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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Dale J Struhar Sr

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#5 posted 09-02-2015 12:46 AM

Absolutely amazing Tom. Nice work.

-- Dale, Ohio

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peteg

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#6 posted 09-02-2015 12:49 AM

great job on the artwork Tom, did you have anymore pics? from other angles to get the rest in “the picture”
well done
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Roger

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#7 posted 09-02-2015 07:56 PM

That came out very clean looking. Like peteg said: a nice piece of art.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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Arlin Eastman

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#8 posted 09-02-2015 08:11 PM

Tom

You do an excellent job on piercing wood for sure. The top of the vase looks well done also.

-- Please help me help other Vets click..> http://www.gofundme.com/m1abko.....It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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