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Vessel Emerging #5 - OR - It's Not A Tulip

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Project by Mark Wilson posted 01-11-2016 04:41 AM 1230 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Camphor
9” Tall
2-1/2” Dia at the base
1-1/4” Mouth
WOP
More you want?

http://lumberjocks.com/MLWilson/blog/75426

-- Mark





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peteg

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#1 posted 01-11-2016 04:57 AM

Very creative mark & a wonderful discussion piece when your friends come around, suggest you leave it on the shelf for that very reason :)
Nicely done Mate
cheers
pete

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

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#2 posted 01-11-2016 05:02 AM

Mark,

Nicely crafted piece of art! I like it!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#3 posted 01-11-2016 05:45 AM

Delicate work Mark, handle with care. More carving in the future?

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#4 posted 01-11-2016 06:36 AM

I love the way that the goblet (?) seems to come out of that shoot. Super cool!

-- I make bowls and spoons.

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#5 posted 01-11-2016 06:39 AM

Nice one – and it was hidden in that log all the time? :o)

-- Live Forever...............or Die Trying

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Mark Wilson

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#6 posted 01-11-2016 08:30 AM

Once I got in there, I just couldn’t see fit to uproot it.
Thank you, Buddies.

-- Mark

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#7 posted 01-11-2016 08:38 AM

Wow, Mark! You’ve done a very nice job on this piece. It’s beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#8 posted 01-11-2016 10:56 AM

Vessel, tulip-doesn’t matter looks good, bond between nature and hand work.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 01-11-2016 12:11 PM

Very interesting blog and a great result Mark, as Pete said leave it like it is as a conversation piece. Nicely done.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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Mark Wilson

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#10 posted 01-11-2016 10:28 PM

I hadn’t planned to do anything else to it, Bob. Thanks.

-- Mark

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#11 posted 01-11-2016 10:29 PM

Thanks, Ivan. I like it, too.

-- Mark

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#12 posted 01-12-2016 12:33 AM

Beautiful,Mark. I like how you didn’t try to carve the stem straight (or if you did try, the Camphor thought otherwise).
Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#13 posted 01-12-2016 03:00 AM

Nice work of art mate.

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

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#14 posted 01-12-2016 04:50 AM

Nice work, Mark. I like how you push the boundaries.

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Mark Wilson

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#15 posted 01-12-2016 05:11 AM

Thank you, thank you, and, thank you.

-- Mark

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