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red granadillo vase made on the ring master

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Project by peterford posted 02-19-2017 06:58 PM 1090 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

red granadillo originates in honduras and has a very deep rich red color..I
selected a board that had some sap in it to get it that “smile” pattern in the front…my 10 yr old grandson cullen st. cyr drew this piece and I “tweaked” it a hair…we have a business aggreement that being anything he draws and sells he gedts a $20 commission! comments are always appreciated..thanks





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WeekendWoodworking

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#1 posted 02-19-2017 07:47 PM

Beautiful! Love the smiles! Hope Cullen gets his commission!

-- Steve at WeekendWoodworking

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#2 posted 02-19-2017 08:04 PM

Get your $$$$ out – that won’t last long at all

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#3 posted 02-19-2017 08:38 PM

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#4 posted 02-19-2017 09:06 PM

gorgeous you should have no problem selling that.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#5 posted 02-19-2017 09:45 PM

That’s pretty sweet, love the colors and grain. I just posted a similar project, checked to see that it posted and saw yours. I like yours better than mine, I’m just starting to learn making these. Where do you get the red granadillo from?

Not a crank question, and no disrespect intended, made on a lathe? Reason I ask is I don’t have a lathe so I’m trying other techniques and tools.

Size?

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#6 posted 02-19-2017 10:18 PM

The wood, the design, perfect!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#7 posted 02-19-2017 10:57 PM

very very nice patterns and colors.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#8 posted 02-20-2017 02:14 AM

Real nice Peter, great work getting the pattern spot on. Cullen should be banking his bonus very soon. Another great Ring Master project.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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oldrivers

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#9 posted 02-20-2017 04:05 AM

Indeed interesting colours and grain of this wood. Your vase making skill unquestionable

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#10 posted 02-20-2017 05:27 AM

Beautiful vase, but I must admire to wood too, realy looks astonish.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 02-20-2017 11:09 AM

great looking vase!!!!!

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#12 posted 02-20-2017 01:20 PM

What a wonderful piece. This piece is so beautifully done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#13 posted 02-23-2017 09:10 AM

Amazing work, Love this

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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