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Project by trifern posted 1132 days ago 1659 views 1 time favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Burr Oak hollow form that has been carved and textured. All critiques are welcomed.

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





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Ryan

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#1 posted 1132 days ago

What a creature…. I love it.
Was it 100% hand carved?

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tomd

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#2 posted 1132 days ago

Very nice, quite unique.

-- Tom D

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trifern

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#3 posted 1132 days ago

Turned, carved, shaped and then textured.

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

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peteg

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#4 posted 1132 days ago

wow, what a beautiful form & finish, looks “a la natural” what size is it ?

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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lightweightladylefty

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#5 posted 1132 days ago

Trifern,

Wow! That’s really unique! Hubby thinks it looks like a volcano; I think maybe a unusual gourd or flower bulb.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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Arthouse

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#6 posted 1132 days ago

I love the shape with the white on top. the texturing, look like wire brush is good . I feel if it were mine I ‘d deepen the grooves for more shadows and take the line out it would enhance the depth, sand the white only and I maybe wrong but wire brush with the grain not against it . It’s still a great piece. It amazes me the hollow forms with small openings takes limited time to cut the inside out but to get the shavings out takes 80% of the time. Keep turning and go to the studio and make something.

-- "The hand is the cutting edge of the mind but the wind and sun are the healing factors of the heart

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Vince

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#7 posted 1132 days ago

Nice work

-- Vince

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Grumpy

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#8 posted 1131 days ago

Now that’s different.

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

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mafe

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#9 posted 1131 days ago

I think this is a true beauty.
So elegant, so please do not change anything.
I love the sweetness, that it is gentle and not over done.
Best thoughts,
MaFe

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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mafe

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#10 posted 1131 days ago

If you do not sell at a gallery at now, you should go and show what you do.
I have just went through all the projects you made here, and you have made such a progress, and it is so fine to see how you more and more get the control over the wood so you can go where you want with it.
You are now able to bring sencitivity into the work, not ‘just’ turning, shaping, carving and texture this is relly at a level only few will ever reach.
Best of my thoughts,
MaFe

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Jiri Parkman

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#11 posted 1131 days ago

Great experience to see this. Nice start of this day. Thanks for posting.

-- Jiri

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Jaybird719

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#12 posted 1131 days ago

You may have named this ‘BO’ – but it certainly DOES NOT stink! I admire your mastery of the hollow form – your work inspires me to give it a go. Always a pleasure to see your work posted here.

-- -Jay Hartman - Morrisville, PA

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Duane53

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#13 posted 1131 days ago

Boy that is really neat

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#14 posted 1131 days ago

That is really nice.

I like all the detail you did after it was turned.

Very creative, too

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Schwieb

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#15 posted 1130 days ago

Joe, I like it. I’m thinking about hollowing out that form through that relatively small opening and then carving and texturing it too. I’ve found oak harder to turn too. Keep them coming.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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