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Project by Innovator posted 01-01-2010 07:44 PM 1700 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a hollow vessel that I have made for a Christmas gift for our best friends. I made this from maple that was cut down 2 days prior to it hitting the lathe. It was finished with dye and a semi gloss lacquer.

The vessel stands 6” tall and is 8” at its widest point. The top opening is 1 ½” and the base is 2 ½” in diameter. The wall thickness is 3/16”.

I want to thank Trifern and others who have created these vessels before me for their inspiration and help.

Any comments or critiques are appreciated.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!





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stefang

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#1 posted 01-01-2010 07:49 PM

That is one beautiful turning. the wood and finish are fantastic. Thanks for posting, I very much enjoyed seeing this.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 01-01-2010 07:50 PM

amazing ,beautiful, and shiny great vessel

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-01-2010 09:22 PM

Love it, especially the finish.

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

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TurnTurnTurn

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#4 posted 01-01-2010 10:56 PM

Great looking piece. What type and brand of hollowing tool did you use?

-- TurnTurnTurn

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huff

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#5 posted 01-01-2010 11:32 PM

That’s a beautiful vessel, The finish is gorgeous and the color just pops! Great Job.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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Grumpy

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#6 posted 01-01-2010 11:46 PM

Great work Innovator.

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

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jack1

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#7 posted 01-02-2010 12:37 AM

super

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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Loucarb

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#8 posted 01-02-2010 12:42 AM

Well done. Love the color & finish they really show off that wonderful grain.

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BlankMan

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#9 posted 01-02-2010 12:43 AM

Really nice coloring, great job.

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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#10 posted 01-02-2010 05:39 AM

Outstanding! Another turner turned artist. Wonderfull design and dyeing.

Keep up the inspirational work.

Scrappy

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

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toyguy

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#11 posted 01-02-2010 02:11 PM

well done….... colour is fantastic….... form is great too. I like the little lip at the opening, nice touch.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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Innovator

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#12 posted 01-02-2010 03:55 PM

Thanks all for the comments they are all appreciated

TurnTurnTurn – I used a 5/8 straight boring bar with a round carbide cutter, a 3/8 swan neck tool with a HHS bit on the end and a Sorby Multi Tip Shear Scraper.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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woodchic

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#13 posted 01-24-2010 04:47 PM

This is pretty…..........nicely done.

AKA…........Woodchic

-- Robin Renee'

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#14 posted 01-26-2010 04:20 AM

Great Job!! I love the color and grain pattern.

-- RayCurtis

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#15 posted 09-01-2010 10:13 PM

Amazing wish I had the turning talent..

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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