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A new vessel arised:European spruce, strongly brushed, stained, shellac, inside hollowed, approx. 42×21 cm
All comments or critics are welcome.
Greetings from GermanyPeter
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#1 posted 04-26-2011 02:41 PM
Very nice, and I really wanted to comment on the photography. The second shot (close-up) is really nice.
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#2 posted 04-26-2011 03:09 PM
Do use a steel brush, of one of newer plastic abrasive bristle brushes remove the softer wood and give that nice ripple effect? That and the staining really make the spruce look good. Using the knot as a center for lid gives a natural, yet striking visual effect. Thank you for sharing.
-- As ever, Gus-the 77 yr young apprentice carpenter
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#3 posted 04-26-2011 04:00 PM
Great form and photos!
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#4 posted 04-26-2011 04:19 PM
Quite extraordinary results with a soft wood.
-- "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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#5 posted 04-26-2011 05:57 PM
Your work is truely amazing. Love the colors. I looked back at your other works of art and loved them all. May I ask how long you have been turning and what lathe do you have? A lot of people would like to know what tools other woodworkers use.
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#6 posted 04-26-2011 08:52 PM
A one of a kind,cool
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#7 posted 04-26-2011 08:56 PM
Verrrry nice piece. I think this just made my to-do list. Great job.
-- Tim S, WA
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#8 posted 04-26-2011 11:59 PM
Certainly a case of letting the timber do the talking, always fun to “play” with something different, nice job PeterM
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
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#9 posted 04-27-2011 01:29 AM
Pretty wild, but cool..
-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened
#10 posted 04-27-2011 11:00 AM
Thank you all for the kind comments.
Bluepine38I used a normal steel brush.
paplouI have been turning for many years now – I really don’t know the exact time.The lathe this piece came from is made by “Gebrüder Gschwind” in the year of 1913. This company doesn’t exist any more – they gave up the business (as far as I know) in the 1950’s.Anyway – it is a real heavy machine and some years ago I gave it a new spindle with a M33-thread and new transmissionwheels. It really runs smooths and very quite.Beside this machine I own a Killinger 1000 from 1985 and a Scheppach 1200 from 1986.I need several machines, because I give turning lessons.
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#11 posted 04-27-2011 09:50 PM
Very beautiful, especially in spruce. The stain and photography are excellent.
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
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