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Project by trifern posted 09-01-2010 05:23 AM 2067 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cherry hollow form measuring approximately 7.5 inches tall by 6 inches wide. 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 09-01-2010 05:45 AM

Interesting texture. It looks like an orange or maybe coral. You could also polish the top surface to have a rough gouge vs. smooth top layer of skin. How about making more randomly joined grooves, like worm holes? Looks like fun!

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#2 posted 09-01-2010 05:47 AM

How’d you get the texture? Gouge?

Beautiful piece.

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#3 posted 09-01-2010 05:49 AM


Very unique. The holes are bigger than the previous and not filled with color.

Both great designs.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#4 posted 09-01-2010 07:27 AM

Very nice, I love the texture. How many hours did it take you to do this?

-- Vince

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#5 posted 09-01-2010 12:33 PM

Very cool Joe, just beautiful, full of mystery and the close up is mind bending, looks like the surface of a planet.

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#6 posted 09-02-2010 02:01 AM

Joe you are going to wear out your BB gun. I like!!!

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#7 posted 09-02-2010 02:09 AM

I don’t think that I have ever seen anything like that in my life; actually I think that it is quite unusual and is quite original. However, I think that it must have taken a lot of skill to make. I mean, I’m not quite sure how you did the texture. You people who are hooked on making these hollow vessels out of wood are actually quite an amazing lot. One minute I think that I have seen it all and the next minute I think a whole new frontier has opened up.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#8 posted 09-02-2010 02:14 AM

I like it, but to be honest, find the texture a little overwhelming for my taste.

Beautiful work and nice form.

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#9 posted 09-02-2010 02:38 AM

Very nice. How did you get that texture, and how long did it take you.

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#10 posted 09-07-2010 12:38 AM

Nice one Joe.

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

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