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#1 posted 08-20-2011 04:29 PM
Very nice. Great glue up and the grains evolved really nicely too.
-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/
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#2 posted 08-20-2011 05:02 PM
Awesome work overall. Great choice of wood combinations. Thanks for posting.Fav’d.
-- " 'woodworker'.....it's a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof
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#3 posted 08-20-2011 05:03 PM
That is something else. A real eye-catcher and a lovely shape.
As Paul said the grain pattern is good too.
-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com
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#4 posted 08-20-2011 05:05 PM
Very different and very nice too.
-- I may have lost my marbles, but I still have my love of woodworking
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#5 posted 08-20-2011 05:19 PM
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#6 posted 08-20-2011 07:43 PM
Love it, love it, love it! Very beautiful to look at! This vase/bowl does not need a purpose other than just looking pretty! Very creative!
-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL
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#7 posted 08-20-2011 10:13 PM
I’ve got to uncover my lathe and get back to turning. I am so envious of the creativity of the piece.
-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!
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#8 posted 08-20-2011 10:16 PM
Wow that is a lot of pieces. Nice job of turning!! Very good looking piece….......Jim
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#9 posted 08-20-2011 11:02 PM
Now that is a different take on segmentation, great job Jon, I love the strength of the rim binding it all as onevery well done :))
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
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#10 posted 08-21-2011 12:23 AM
Congrats on your gallery show!!! You obviously deserve it, this piece is unbelievably gorgeous!!!!!!
-- I have metal in my neck but wood in my blood!!
#11 posted 08-21-2011 01:01 AM
thanks everyone for the really nice comments…! it really means a lot… you lumberjocks are the best..! and thanks Tim for the congrats…! let’s hope something sells…!
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#12 posted 08-21-2011 03:57 AM
Just awesome work
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#13 posted 08-21-2011 04:02 AM
That is just beautiful.
-- God, Family, Country, Woodshop!
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#14 posted 08-21-2011 04:11 AM
Very nice work. I would like to see you do a tutorial on making a piece like this. Beautiful grain patters and wood combinations. A general question: When you glue up your blank for a project like this, do you see the finished piece in your mind or does it usually change as you start to shape the piece on the lathe. The reason I ask, I have donr a couple glue ups thinking it would be really freat but a few times I have started turning and then was so dissappointed by the results that I discarded the project.
-- Michael Mills, North Carolina, http://www.scicaskets.com
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#15 posted 08-21-2011 08:45 PM
That is a great piece. Good luck in Albuquerque.Thanks for sharing.Scott
-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois
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