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Project by trifern posted 04-19-2011 04:15 AM 2283 views 6 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Carved and painted maple hollow form measuring approximately 5.5 inches by 5.5 inches. All comments and critiques are welcomed and appreciated.

We will be starting the hollow form class soon. I want those who do not have hollowing tools yet a chance to order them. I’ll start with wood selection later this week.

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

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#1 posted 04-19-2011 04:17 AM

WOW…..great carving….absolutley love the flow of the lines…. how long did this piece take to carve out….it is stunning…I love the flat black… great looking piece

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#2 posted 04-19-2011 04:19 AM

Thanks…about 30 hours from tree to photo.

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

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#3 posted 04-19-2011 04:22 AM

love the color and form. one of my favorites

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#4 posted 04-19-2011 05:05 AM

Georgous lines… Love it.
What’s the way making the surface that smooth?

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#5 posted 04-19-2011 05:05 AM

Wowsville beautiful work

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 04-19-2011 05:30 AM

That is another stunner, Joe! I like the deep channeling. The piece looks like a flower ready to bloom…very nice.

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

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#7 posted 04-19-2011 05:30 AM

Excellent work

-- Vince

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#8 posted 04-19-2011 05:37 AM

I cant even wrap my head around a theory on how to build this! Amazing

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#9 posted 04-19-2011 06:00 AM

Joe, another great piece of art!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#10 posted 04-19-2011 06:17 AM

I wonder if the form & the finish that make you stare!! Beautiful work & amazing!

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#11 posted 04-19-2011 06:53 AM

Wow! This is a beauty! I love the organic curves. I think you should name this one “Jacqueline”.

-- "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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#12 posted 04-19-2011 07:20 AM

Wow, amazing piece. What tools did you use to make the carvings?


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#13 posted 04-19-2011 09:40 AM

curvacious, make you want to wrap your hands around it & stroke it, play with it, sexy, simply fabulous Joe

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

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#14 posted 04-19-2011 11:55 AM

This one stands out from a long line of stunning projects you have created.
I don’t turn or carve, but I can sure appreciate true artistry.


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#15 posted 04-19-2011 12:14 PM

I love it!
Best thoughts,

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

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