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Project by trifern posted 1818 days ago 1825 views 3 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This hollow form vessel is turned from end grain, fiddle back ash. It measures approximately 7 inches tall and 3.75 inches wide. It is finished with aniline dyes, wipe-on poly and tinted wax.

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 1818 days ago

Appropriate name and perfect coloring beautiful piece.

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#2 posted 1818 days ago

wow Joe this one is Sweet! I like everything about it .

Great Job!!

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

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#3 posted 1818 days ago


-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#4 posted 1818 days ago

I don’t think anyone could find fault with this beautiful hollow form! It is truly one of a kind! Thanks for sharing!

Chuck ‘the SedcoKid’

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#5 posted 1818 days ago

I keep thinking each of your post is the best, but some how you’ve topped your last turning once again.
Amazingly beautiful.
Great work Joe.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 1818 days ago

incredible…the grain lines are fantastic…perfect title.

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#7 posted 1818 days ago

Another Beauty!!!

-- Scott NM,

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#8 posted 1818 days ago

neat ! another piece of EYE CANDY

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

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#9 posted 1818 days ago

Beautiful! It really has the flow of a wave! Quite impressive as usual. Keep them coming!

-- "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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#10 posted 1818 days ago

Joe: some more fantastic work.

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

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#11 posted 1818 days ago

Your work is incredible. I can only hope to create something this great!

-- The view only changes for the leading dog.

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#12 posted 1818 days ago

It really looks like a clear glass vessel with a ring pattern on it, with a green silk scarf dropped inside of it. Amazing how those curls and ribbons appear to be deep inside the surface.

-- Gary, Los Angeles, video game animator

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#13 posted 1818 days ago

Fantastic job on this turning. Your use of dies and sanding to bring out the best in them is just outstanding.

Allways amazed to see how each one is more beautifull then the last.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#14 posted 1818 days ago

how come more people dont do turnings using the end grain direction like you do? is it harder to turn that way? ive noticed most of your turnings are very similar in size and shape, the differences simply being the grain and finishing, yet everyone always comments on how great your turnings are (which i totally agree) im just curious

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#15 posted 1818 days ago

Beautiful!!! Are sure its not made out of glass? lol Great job, Joe.

-- Dennis Zongker

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