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Project by trifern posted 06-30-2010 03:27 AM 1967 views 1 time favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hollow form vessel turned from maple measuring approximately 7 inches tall by 7 inches wide. Finished with aniline dyes and wipe-on poly.

All comments and critiques are welcomed and appreciated.

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

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#1 posted 06-30-2010 03:30 AM

wonderful and beautiful Joe

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 06-30-2010 03:30 AM

That’s a beauty! Another awesome turning!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#3 posted 06-30-2010 03:31 AM

Extraordinarilly beautiful orb and wood grain! A very elegant and classic piece.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#4 posted 06-30-2010 03:44 AM

Another beauty Joe!

-- Eric down in sunny Florida.

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#5 posted 06-30-2010 04:26 AM

Very nicely done Joe!! Simply beautiful…


-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#6 posted 06-30-2010 05:32 AM

Very nice. The care and attention you lend to your projects is obvious.Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#7 posted 06-30-2010 08:36 AM

Beautiful finish…...the color and shine you achieved on this one really reminds me of a “tiger eye” stone.

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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#8 posted 06-30-2010 09:12 AM

Beautiful shape & coloring.

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#9 posted 06-30-2010 09:27 AM

You’re right. Once you mentioned it, I could see that it does look like Tiger’s Eye stone. I have a large chunk of it about the size of the palm of the hand, about 2 inches thick, and went and looked at it to confirm it.

This is truly beautiful. I love the smoothness, the polish, the grain. The classical shape. I have the same shape in a large, undecorated white porcelain and have never tired of it in about 30 years. You can’t go wrong with it.
I really love these vessels you are turning out. You make them look flawless. Are they for sale?

-- Gnettie the Gnome

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#10 posted 06-30-2010 11:20 AM

Very nice Joe, where did you come up with sniper?

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

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#11 posted 06-30-2010 12:13 PM

Beautiful work.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#12 posted 06-30-2010 05:36 PM

Love it, I really dig the dyes you use..

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

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#13 posted 06-30-2010 08:39 PM

Hi Trifern,
I don’t remember whether I have ever responded to your beautiful work. Just to remind you that I look at it every time you post a picture. Please, even though I remain silent, remember that I always look at your work with a wee bit of envy, and a huge measure of admiration.

-- Jack Keefe Shediac NB Canada

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#14 posted 06-30-2010 10:35 PM

Where are this for sale?

-- Gnettie the Gnome

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#15 posted 07-01-2010 12:52 AM


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

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