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Project by trifern posted 08-18-2009 02:03 PM 1561 views 1 time favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This hollow form vessel is turned from end grain maple. It measures approximately 9.25 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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Gary Fixler

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#1 posted 08-18-2009 02:09 PM

Ooh, nice gradient! If this weren’t a woodworking-only site, I would have assumed it was blown-glass, especially in the first and last 2 pictures. Amazing!

-- Gary, Los Angeles, video game animator

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FatScratch

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#2 posted 08-18-2009 02:12 PM

Your finishing techniques continue to blow me away. I can not believe you can get wood to look like that! Stunning!

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mikeH

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#3 posted 08-18-2009 03:05 PM

your pieces arre very cool. i really like wood and all its defferent grain patterns and colors, but if i was not a woodworker then i would try my hand at glass blowing. your vases remind me of glass. very cool

-- mjhaines

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Karson

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#4 posted 08-18-2009 03:54 PM

Well someone asked for a Gibson Guitar look and you did it. A great job Joe.

So this is in Memory of Les Paul

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Innovator

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#5 posted 08-18-2009 03:56 PM

Another wonderful piece. The color combo on it is spectacular.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#6 posted 08-18-2009 04:10 PM

Looks like blown glass. Wonderful work!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Rj

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#7 posted 08-18-2009 04:43 PM

Wow Joe thats what I’m Talkin about !!!!! Les Paul would be proud .

Great Job!!!

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

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Shan

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#8 posted 08-18-2009 04:59 PM

Great looking vessel. The wood contrast is incredible.

-- SeeWhatISaw

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PKP

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#9 posted 08-18-2009 05:46 PM

cool i dig!

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mtnwild

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#10 posted 08-18-2009 07:16 PM

Fantastic!!!!!!!!

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

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mmh

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#11 posted 08-18-2009 09:29 PM

WOW! This is one of your best finish applications! It’s absolutely stunning! I agree, it does look like a piece of blown glass. Quite magnificent.

-- "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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dustyal

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#12 posted 08-18-2009 09:58 PM

just too over the top for me… totally clueless as to how you mange this turning and finish. Reminds me of Venetian glass. Murano?

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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a1Jim

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#13 posted 08-18-2009 10:45 PM

Great work Joe Just like the rest of your work fantastic

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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jockmike2

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#14 posted 08-18-2009 11:19 PM

OH MY JOE! Is that ever Gorgeous. Very special. Those colors are like fire and brimstone. Way nice.

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

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Dan'um Style

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#15 posted 08-19-2009 12:42 AM

you got this one right ! looks like candy …

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

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