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Project by TSW posted 1601 days ago 776 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a spalted maple and ebony vase I finished this week. Its about 10 inches tall and 4 inches at its widest. Total assembly time was about 16 hours. Im looking for honest critics’ and opinions for experiences turners. I would like to sell my work on a regular basis but dont know how much somrthing like this might be worth. Does anybody out there sell there wood turnings? Looking for some good advise. Thanks. TSW.

-- Tim W, New Hampshire Woodworker





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JohnGreco

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#1 posted 1601 days ago

I don’t know what it’s worth, but Man is that nice! I really like how the spalting goes with the ebony. Great work :)

-- John

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savannah505

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#2 posted 1601 days ago

A real beauty.

-- Dan Wiggins

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Lupo

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#3 posted 1601 days ago

It depends on how much you value your time is what I have been finding out. People will pay a lot of money for quality work. It is that everyone is so quick to buy at Target or Wal-mart. You really need to create your Market. I have been selling two tear bowls that are made from recycled wood that take about 1.5 to 2 hours to make for $60.00. I am hoping to be getting $80.00 by the summer. For the right customer I bet you could easily get $300.00 and as your name gets out $400.00.

Great looking work also. I love how the Ebony pulls out the Spalting in the maple.

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Dusty56

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#4 posted 1601 days ago

Looks like a Museum piece from here : )

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

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