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Project by trifern posted 05-19-2011 01:04 AM 2460 views 1 time favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maple hollow form measuring approximately 5.5 inches wide by 6.5 inches tall. Finished with aniline dyes and wipe-on poly.

All comments and critiques are welcomes and appreciated.

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





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AngelofDeath

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#1 posted 05-19-2011 01:09 AM

WOW…as always Joe WOW….that is beautiful…I love how the ridges come almost together near the bottom and almost look like fingers… that is amazing… keep them coming

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DaleM

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#2 posted 05-19-2011 01:11 AM

Amazing! That looks just like the one I just made. hahaha, NOT! I really love the projects that you took beyond the “simple” turning and carved them into something really special like this one.

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY

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#3 posted 05-19-2011 01:14 AM

lookin good

-- jim nevada

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#4 posted 05-19-2011 01:26 AM

very nice… this is my favorite viewing angle

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

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#5 posted 05-19-2011 01:51 AM

I’m running out of sufficient adjectives to use in praising these beautiful objects. Love the sculpting…and the color is just unbelievable….this one is definitely iin the running for one of my favorites….this is reminiscent of the John Jordan sculpted vessels….but the color here really brings the sculpting to the forefront…a real stunner here…great eye candy Joe….

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

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peteg

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#6 posted 05-19-2011 02:20 AM

The colour is unbelievable on this one Joe, not to mention the form & execution as a whole of course.

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

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Roger

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#7 posted 05-19-2011 02:36 AM

so awesome!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#8 posted 05-19-2011 04:00 AM

Amazing work! Well done!

-- christopheralan

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EPJartisan

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#9 posted 05-19-2011 04:16 AM

Man, I have to get to this level. I want to use your technique on my spiral cones, I have your blog about your staining process printed out! This is unbelievable!

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."

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woodworkerscott

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#10 posted 05-19-2011 04:47 AM

Very cool vessel. Thanks for posting.

-- " 'woodworker'.....it's a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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savannah505

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#11 posted 05-19-2011 05:53 AM

Awesome piece Joe, this is a winner!!!!!!!!

-- Dan Wiggins

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#12 posted 05-19-2011 07:19 AM

A unique and beautiful turning, well done.

-- Tom D

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driftwoodhunter

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#13 posted 05-19-2011 07:42 AM

I’m a huge fan of your work, but there is something about this one that has an even “extra”pop for me. Tiger Eye is a perfect name for it – the colors are exceptional. The surface is like glass – then there’s the surprise of the small voids/texture. I love this piece!

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#14 posted 05-19-2011 02:09 PM

Nice!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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sedcokid

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#15 posted 05-19-2011 02:51 PM

Joe, Another Great Piece!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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