Some of my works at a artist show in lima,and a up comming vase in catahua

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Project by peruturner posted 12-11-2009 05:13 PM 1288 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well this are a few works at a show in lima peru for the month and the vase is work in progress,will polish the neck and do some turning from the opening to blend the whole thing,and some more detailing done overall,trhanks for waching and comments welcome,Ed

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#1 posted 12-11-2009 05:19 PM

nice vases !!!

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#2 posted 12-11-2009 05:20 PM

good luck with the show ,

your work is as always ,

superb !

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#3 posted 12-11-2009 05:39 PM

beautiful vases! Nice display.
Good luck with your show.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#4 posted 12-11-2009 05:46 PM

very beautiful

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#5 posted 12-11-2009 06:29 PM

Beautiful work!

My wife and I spent a month in Peru—starting and ending in Lima. You have a beautiful country, full of wonderful and kind people!

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#6 posted 12-11-2009 06:37 PM

Outstanding pieces art and form! Wonderful craftsmanship!

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#7 posted 12-11-2009 07:41 PM

You are a true artasan…............. You do really nice work…. good luck at the show .

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#8 posted 12-11-2009 10:07 PM

they are stunning
it’s nice to see the work in progress as well.

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#9 posted 12-11-2009 11:24 PM

I’m sure you’ll sell out, they are all very beautiful and inspiring!


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#10 posted 12-12-2009 12:15 AM

Very nice, Ed. I really like the vases as well. One note (from experience): be careful with the lighting. If those are halogen lights, they will very quickly fade the color of the wood (depending on the UV resistance of the finish). I had several pieces almost ruined by an art gallery that didn’t realize how harsh the UV exposure is with Halogen. My understanding is that Xenon lamps are much better.

Best wishes in the show!

-- patience is a virtue ... in woodworking, cooking, and life in general

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#11 posted 12-12-2009 04:52 AM

Lovely display with all the turnings. I hope the show goes well for you and you become both rich and famous! That piece of spalted wood you have under construction is the true ‘creme de la creme’. How do you plan on finishing it? Congratulations on an excellent display again.

Ken McGinnis

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#12 posted 12-12-2009 05:03 AM

Thanks guys for the comments ,hope everything goes to plan,
To woodbucher,thanks and to be honest Ill sand to 400 then a cuple of coats of abro clear laquer and wax,that is all I need

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#13 posted 12-12-2009 05:05 AM

swirls; I have noted that and move the ligths in another direccion away from the pieces,anyway thanks for the advice (the ligths are from the gallery)

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#14 posted 12-12-2009 05:10 AM

Very nice turnings I hope things work out well at the show.

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#15 posted 12-12-2009 05:24 AM

Beautiful Work!! You, my friend are an artist!

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-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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