mineralized poplar vase,,INCREDIBLE COLOR AND GRAIN PATTERN...ringmaster done...WOW

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Project by peterford posted 05-17-2011 04:19 AM 2351 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Incredible mineralized poplar vase….great variance of colors …from gray to light green with hints of purple….13 rings…each matched up to give this incredible grain pattern…as usual..all comments are apprecitated…enjoy and thanks for looking..marshall peterson

-- marshall peterson, north carolina

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#1 posted 05-17-2011 04:27 AM

spectacular look and design

-- Turning good wood into even better wood jewelry.

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#2 posted 05-17-2011 04:51 AM

got a style all of your own Peter, nicely done :)

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

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#3 posted 05-17-2011 05:20 AM

Ach…I’m throwin’ my lathe away! That is too nice! If I line another 50 years or so, I my approach(but not attain) that level. Very nice.

-- One of these hammers oughta fix that...

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#4 posted 05-17-2011 01:58 PM

very awesome. what finish did you use on this

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

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#5 posted 05-17-2011 02:06 PM

beautiful work!

-- Skip from Batavia, purveyor of fine and exotic sawdust & chips.

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#6 posted 05-17-2011 08:57 PM

It’s mesmerizing! Nice blending.

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#7 posted 05-18-2011 12:40 AM

Beautiful piece, love the grain, finish and design.

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

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#8 posted 05-23-2011 05:17 AM

Incredible for sure. I never knew poplar can look like that! The finish is also beautiful!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#9 posted 05-23-2011 05:33 AM

Very beautiful vase Peter. Nice work blending your rings.

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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#10 posted 11-08-2013 03:04 AM

I must agree with Pete a personality all its own and I like it Well done

-- Ron Campbell

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#11 posted 11-24-2013 12:05 AM

WOW, is that ever a sweet vase!
Do you have any pics of the ringmaster being used?

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#12 posted 07-11-2014 08:22 AM

Hey im new here,can anyone explain this technique?

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain

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