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Project by trifern posted 1890 days ago 2687 views 10 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This hollow form vessel is turned from end grain, fiddle back maple. It measures approximately 8.5 inches tall by 7 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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#1 posted 1890 days ago

Stunning colors on this one!

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#2 posted 1890 days ago

Agreed, love the color contrast here

-- I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it - Thomas Jefferson

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#3 posted 1890 days ago

your work is a real insparation !

i can not even imagine doing something like this ,
but you keep tugging at me to learn .

thank you .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#4 posted 1890 days ago

Joe I really like the color of this piece. Which colors did you use and what was the order?

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#5 posted 1890 days ago

that color is great. nicely done

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#6 posted 1890 days ago

Fantastic color and finish, Joe.

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

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#7 posted 1890 days ago

I agree, love the color in this, a great looking piece.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#8 posted 1890 days ago

The depth and color of your finish looks amazing! Superb!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#9 posted 1890 days ago

Nice turning Joe. You are a master.

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

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#10 posted 1890 days ago

This one is drop dead gorgeous Joe! The finish & color is superb . Its one of my favorites but then again you have sooo many I like .

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

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#11 posted 1890 days ago

Is this yet another color ? STUNNING !

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". (my funny blog)

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#12 posted 1890 days ago

This is my favorite coloration yet. It’s amazing. It also seems like the smoothest finish you’ve attained so far, no? Maybe it’s just the colors doing that. I’d love to know what dyes you mixed and rough ratios to achieve the color, but will understand if it’s a trade secret :)

-- Gary, Los Angeles, video game animator

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#13 posted 1890 days ago

This is the show stopper ,Joe ! Incredible beauty and again the finish is superb : )

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

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#14 posted 1890 days ago

Way cool Joe, love the coloring

-- James, Bluffton, IN

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#15 posted 1890 days ago

In these hot and humid days when we all are longing for just a whisper of coolness…you give us this. To drink it in with my eyes is to come away quenched. I feel as though I could dip my finger into the aquifer, create yet another ripple in the depths and come away refreshed. Beautiful.

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

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