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Project by trifern posted 10-02-2009 01:10 AM 1964 views 2 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This hollow form vessel is turned from end grain, fiddle back maple. The triangular opening was carved by hand. It is finished with aniline dyes and wipe-on poly. It measures approximately 6 inches tall by 5 inches wide.

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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toyguy

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#1 posted 10-02-2009 01:21 AM

I don’t know if the perfect foam exsists…but you are darn close. Just beautiful. And of course, your finish with dye and poly are always just great . The triangle is something new for you…..nice touch; I like it a lot.

Nice one….............

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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kolwdwrkr

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#2 posted 10-02-2009 01:25 AM

Perfect! My favorite one yet. The triangle is awesome. Well done

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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Karson

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#3 posted 10-02-2009 01:26 AM

Joe: That is a great vessle. The Triangle looks great.

-- 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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Rj

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#4 posted 10-02-2009 01:46 AM

To Cool Joe ! I agree with Kolwdwrkr This Is my Favorite so far .

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

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Den

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#5 posted 10-02-2009 02:10 AM

Nice, well done, so you mix anything with your poly..when you put it on?
Den

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Dusty56

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#6 posted 10-02-2009 02:15 AM

Amazing quality in every detail , Joe : )

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

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grizzman

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#7 posted 10-02-2009 02:21 AM

this is awsome joe…my favorite to date..you did good …..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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trifern

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#8 posted 10-02-2009 02:34 AM

Thanks…Den, wipe-on poly is apply straight out of the can with a section of cotton t shirt.

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

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Loucarb

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#9 posted 10-02-2009 02:44 AM

Another gorgeous piece. The carved opening really adds a nice touch. I’ve tried your dying technique on a couple of bowls but far from your results.

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whitedog

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#10 posted 10-02-2009 02:52 AM

the carved opening is perfect … every new one is my favorite.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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reggiek

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#11 posted 10-02-2009 02:58 AM

Another winner! Beautiful as always….you are really perfecting the carving too…..great job.

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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Cyan3y3z

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#12 posted 10-02-2009 02:59 AM

Joe,

Tri is all about the next lovely layer of eye candy. The wood, form and color are, as always, fabulous. But…now there is something more to contemplate. A little something more to tease the eye and please the mind. Mythology surrounds this one. Beautifully done. I can’t wait to see where you take it next.

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

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sedcokid

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#13 posted 10-02-2009 03:10 AM

Great Job! I love the shape and the carving!

‘The SedcoKid’

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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mmh

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#14 posted 10-02-2009 06:11 AM

Beautifully done! I love the triangular opening. Modern and elegant.

-- "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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stefang

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#15 posted 10-02-2009 07:34 AM

Another wonderful piece. I don’t know what I like best, the vessel or the finish that shows off the character of the wood so well.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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