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Project by trifern posted 1640 days ago 1600 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This hollow form is turned from end grain walnut. It measures approximately 6 inches tall by 7 inches wide. It is finished with aniline dye, wipe-on poly and tinted liming wax.

All comments and critiques are welcomed and appreciated.

Ms. Debbie P, I remember you getting harassed for painting a piece of walnut. This one is for you…

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

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#1 posted 1640 days ago

sigh.... Debbie is beautiful!

I have a spot in my house where this would go perfectly… ;)

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#2 posted 1640 days ago

Great form! Paint walnut ?

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 1640 days ago

Very Nice piece. I like how the liming wax highlights the pores. As usual your form perfect. Painting is better than burning like I once saw someone doing. I near had a heart attack.

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#4 posted 1640 days ago

Another awesome piece from you….I can’t believe that walnut turned black with aniline dyes….wow…can’t wait to test out what I can do with what I have. Great form….and like Loucarb stated…the liming effect is awesome looking… Thanks for sharing this…

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#5 posted 1640 days ago

Very Nice Finish!

-- "If women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy." (R.Green)

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#6 posted 1640 days ago

This is another nice piece, Joe. And it is aptly named as it is as unique as Deb is.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#7 posted 1640 days ago

I really like the way the color turned out on that. It’s solid, and it stands out.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#8 posted 1640 days ago

Nice color Joe, Deb can finally rest.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#9 posted 1640 days ago

This one is quite beautiful Joe. I like the slightly less pronounced lip and the symetry between bottom and top. I also like that the walnut color comes through as well as the beautiful grain. Very lovely.

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

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#10 posted 1640 days ago

maybe switch over to pine would make me feel better i think…...

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

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#11 posted 1640 days ago

Wait a minute we need the floppy ears to really look like Debbir P.

Great looking piece.

-- 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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#12 posted 1640 days ago

Another great piece, i’ve never been a fan of colouring, but I think you’ve inspired me to give it a go. Do you completely hollow out? What tools/process do you use?. . I have a few for hollowing but my favorite is the Rolly Munrow articulated hollowing tool.

-- There is always an opportunity to learn. . . .Steve Mcgrady. . Sydney, Australia.

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#13 posted 1640 days ago

looking very nice, superb finish


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#14 posted 1639 days ago

Thanks for all the comments. I appreciate them all.

Yes, they are completely hollowed out. They are all hollowed freehand. I use the Trent Bosch 5/8” straight and bent.

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

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#15 posted 1634 days ago

Nice bowl. Not sure about painting walnut though.

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

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