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Project by trifern posted 07-07-2009 01:39 PM 1760 views 1 time favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This hollow form vessel is turned from end grain, fiddle back maple. It measures approximately 6 inches tall by 5.5 inches wide. It is finished with aniline dyes and 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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jockmike2

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#1 posted 07-07-2009 01:42 PM

Beautiful Joe, and thanks again for the time you took.

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

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#2 posted 07-07-2009 01:54 PM

don’t you ever sleep ?

once again ,
your vision is extraordinary !
thank you for sharing .

-- 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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#3 posted 07-07-2009 01:56 PM

looks awesome but i have a question, what exactly do you mean by end grain maple? wouldnt all wood have some end grain?

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trifern

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#4 posted 07-07-2009 02:05 PM

Thanks for the comments.

Mike, most turned pieces are from face grain or horizontally cut across the tree. The grain oriented on most of my hollow form vessels runs vertical, just like the tree.

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

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#5 posted 07-07-2009 02:14 PM

I think I finally figured that out, LOL. Thanks again.

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

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#6 posted 07-07-2009 04:35 PM

another beauty!

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#7 posted 07-07-2009 05:37 PM

Another WOWer

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#8 posted 07-07-2009 07:39 PM

Beautiful! I like your coloration too. Keep up the excellent work. I’m enjoying the exhibit!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#9 posted 07-07-2009 07:50 PM

Joe how do you make so many so quickly lol….......

Andy

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#10 posted 07-07-2009 08:30 PM

lookin good ,looks like a storm to me

-- jim nevada

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#11 posted 07-07-2009 08:30 PM

lookin good ,looks like a storm to me

-- jim nevada

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#12 posted 07-07-2009 09:21 PM

Another beauty.

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#13 posted 07-07-2009 09:37 PM

Another great looking vessel

-- 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 karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#14 posted 07-07-2009 10:42 PM

Whats the name of the color or stain you used?

-- Carolina Panther fan!

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#15 posted 07-08-2009 12:09 AM

Well done.

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

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