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Project by trifern posted 04-02-2011 05:32 AM 1908 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maple hollow form measuring approximately 10.5 inches tall by 4.5 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 04-02-2011 05:36 AM

An interesting organic shape. I like the layers of texture and shapes and especially the elongated feet that look like they are reaching out to wiggle their toes!

-- "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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#2 posted 04-02-2011 06:06 AM

This is cool Joe !!!!!!! I like it.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#3 posted 04-02-2011 09:18 AM

Yes this is very cool

-- Vince

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#4 posted 04-02-2011 01:45 PM

lots of texture, really very nice

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

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#5 posted 04-02-2011 02:10 PM

wow, this is yet another great form. I reall like the feet, elegant and stable.

-- Even a broken clock is right twice a day, unless, it moves at half speed like ....-As the Saw Turns

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#6 posted 04-02-2011 02:11 PM

Nice to see you moving in a bit of a different direction. This form is kind of cool, but for my taste, I think the feet are a little too big / long. I do like the idea of the tripod footing, just think they stick out a bit more than needed. The textured vessel emerging out of the pod is spot on…..... very nice.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#7 posted 04-02-2011 03:27 PM

For me, I really like this texture on the top part of the vessel. But what catches my eye more than anything else is the face in the first photo. Not only is the face profile evident, but the spalted eye and eyebrow are positioned perfectly.

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

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#8 posted 04-02-2011 04:25 PM

Very nice piece Joe, I really like this new direction in hollow forms. The carving and texture are amazing.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#9 posted 04-02-2011 07:10 PM

Another beautiful piece… ...I’ve enjoyed seeing the carved pieces you have posted recently.

-- -Jay Hartman - Morrisville, PA

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#10 posted 04-03-2011 04:26 AM

I really like it Joe!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#11 posted 04-03-2011 12:29 PM

Well done Joe. Great job on the carving & texturing.

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#12 posted 04-04-2011 11:50 PM

Pretty cool Joe. Is this turned from a single piece of wood or is it two separate pieces fitted together?

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

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