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Cherry hollow form measuring approximately 7.5 inches tall by 6 inches wide. All comments and critiques are welcomed and appreciated.
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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?
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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.
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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?
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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.
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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.
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