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Project by trifern posted 03-31-2011 12:20 AM 1898 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Small maple hollow form with carved feet. It measures approximately 5 inches by 5 inches. 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 03-31-2011 12:40 AM

Another beauty Joe. I like the feet idea – was that due to unbalance or a planned addition? I have had a few vessels that got a little top heavy….a few so much that I had to make a stand of some sort….I have seen some folks turning and adding additional pieces to their turnings.

The wood grain is spectacular…the sapwood looks like a reflection of light to the camera. There really is a lot going on in there with those swirls and color changes….I like the finish…the satin finish was the way to go…too much gloss would have made it look too busy.

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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#2 posted 03-31-2011 12:48 AM

Very nice hollow form Joe. Lots of nice grain and character.

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

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#3 posted 03-31-2011 12:54 AM

Great piece. Beautiful wood & great form.

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#4 posted 03-31-2011 01:50 AM

Love the look, Joe. The spalting sure looks nice and makes it unique.

-- Marty,, 866-444-6996

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#5 posted 03-31-2011 03:09 AM

Another great piece!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#6 posted 03-31-2011 03:20 AM

Nice as always. If possible I would like to see some of the detail on the foot. Could you post a picture of that?

-- Al Holstein "I wood do it"

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#7 posted 03-31-2011 04:45 AM

Thanks for all the comments. The feet were planned.

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

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#8 posted 03-31-2011 06:59 AM

Beautifully turned and I especially like the feet.

-- "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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#9 posted 03-31-2011 01:26 PM

Nice work as always…..... Love the feet! I would love to be able to look over your shoulder as you turn these things and see what tools you are using and how. I just can’t decide based on catalog pictures which hollow form turning chisels to get, they’re expensive enough and my budget small enough that I can’t just buy something and try it. Keep ‘em commin’.

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

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#11 posted 03-31-2011 03:22 PM

nothin but, beeee u teee ful!
ya gotta luv Maple
very nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#12 posted 04-01-2011 03:59 AM

Looks like a different pot from each side…. I like the concentric circles.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#13 posted 04-01-2011 05:12 AM

Thanks for all the kind remarks.

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

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