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Project by trifern posted 1741 days ago 2023 views 4 times favorited 38 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This hollow form vessel is turned from end grain catalpa, centered on the pith. The opening was hand carved. It is finished with aniline dyes, wipe-on poly, and tinted wax. It measures approximately 6 inches tall by 6.5 inches wide. This piece was extremely difficult to photograph due to it’s dark colors and subtleties.

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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interpim

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#1 posted 1741 days ago

definitely looks feminine to me…

Or maybe my mind is in the gutter.
Otherwise it is another example of a superb hollow form by you Trifern

-- San Diego, CA

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patron

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#2 posted 1741 days ago

they just keep getting better and better ,

it is a real treat ,
to watch your art form progress .

thank you .

-- 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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CharlieM1958

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#3 posted 1741 days ago

Interpim, yeah….your mind is in the gutter. But you’re right. :-)

Joe, when I first looked at the photo I said to myself “After all those perfect hollow forms, he finally broke one!” Then I read the description, and my illusions of your being a mere mortal were dashed.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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mmh

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#4 posted 1741 days ago

Very nicely done. I like the rubenesque shape and the subtleness of the grain showing through the dark stain. The wax finish also gives it more of a soft, warm texture. Very feminine, yet strong. I think it is a female.

There’s always so much detail in each piece that they seem much larger than 6×6.5 inches.

-- "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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kolwdwrkr

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#5 posted 1741 days ago

Very nice. I agree with Interpim, very feminine, almost sexy. Well done

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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woodworm

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#6 posted 1741 days ago

Beautiful!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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blackcherry

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#7 posted 1741 days ago

Nice hand carving Joe, I would name this one Victorious, a absolute beauty…Blkcherry

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Roper

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#8 posted 1741 days ago

very nice , they do keep gettin better, was this piece turned green, and if not did you have a hard time hollowing the pith?

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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peruturner

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#9 posted 1741 days ago

nice turning and finnish bravo love the neck carving

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a1Jim

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#10 posted 1741 days ago

Unique Joe well done

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hairy

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#11 posted 1741 days ago

That’s what I want to do when I grow up! Fantastic!

-- the last of Barret's Privateers...

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Dusty56

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#12 posted 1741 days ago

Ok, Interpim…..thanks for your comment ….I’ve been told many times that my mind isn’t IN the gutter , it IS the gutter!! LOL…...Phew …glad I wasn’t the first one to point it out : )

Another Masterpiece , Joe !!!

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

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deucefour

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#13 posted 1741 days ago

I really like the carvings that you have been doing lately, but there is nothing wrong with the uncarved pieces either, they are all great and you should be proud.

-- "I gotta have more cowbell"--------Bruce Dickinson

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TedM

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#14 posted 1741 days ago

Very nice!

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grizzman

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#15 posted 1741 days ago

i think it looks very sheik, and a beautiful piecie…i really like the opening and the over all color….great job..

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

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