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Project by trifern posted 1744 days ago 1552 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This hollow form vessel is turned from end grain ash with the pith between centers. It measures approximately 7 inches tall by 6 inches wide. It is finished with acrylics and tinted wax.

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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#1 posted 1744 days ago

Good to see you are continuing to make those unique and unusual vessels.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#2 posted 1744 days ago

Another great bowl. Really like the way you use the grains. What hollowing tools do you use?

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#3 posted 1744 days ago

Cool Joe very nice

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#4 posted 1744 days ago

Another outstanding piece of art.

Keep it up.


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

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#5 posted 1744 days ago

One of the best vessels I have seen.

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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#6 posted 1744 days ago

Well Done.

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#7 posted 1744 days ago

Great turning friend ,love your work

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#8 posted 1744 days ago

joe. nice piece, love the grain, a gift from nature. even though what you do with dyes and color is amazeing and inspireing im gratefull to see you turn something and just finish it naturally. even though you used tinted wax it isnt overpowering and enhanced the grain of the wood. im new to lj but i have gone back and looked at your work, funny thing is i like your earlier pieces more because of the natural wood look, but thats just me! dont stop what you are doing your work is beautiful.

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#9 posted 1744 days ago

superb, as usual

-- RTB. stray animals are just looking for love

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#10 posted 1744 days ago

joe , you sure have a good eye !

the woods ,
the forms ,
and the finishes .

all your work is superb !

-- 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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#11 posted 1743 days ago

The hollow form has a wonderful warmth and lightness to it. Wonderful use of grain. Great job Joe!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#12 posted 1743 days ago

Great piece what lathe are you using? I was interested in buying a Grizzly lathe, until I read your review, and now I am a little bit nervous about it. I was just wondering I have about $800 to spend, and I liked the price and the function on the grizzly. What do you think? Also I read you are from Illinois, so am I. Are you in any local turning clubs. My wife’s grandfather, told me of a woodworking club he was in 15 years ago, and thought there might be one around me. I am from around Champaign.
Anyway, great piece I really like the natural finish.
Keep it up

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#13 posted 1743 days ago

Hi Joe like the form and the only comment I have is the the foot may be a bit to wide.
I am making this comment after zooming and drawing in a smaller foot with white board makers on the screen
Regards Roger

-- Africa is not for sissies

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#14 posted 1743 days ago

Good one Joe.

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

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#15 posted 1733 days ago

Joe: that is a great looking turning.

-- 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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