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Project by EyeOfTheJen posted 12-31-2011 at 11:45 PM 1537 views 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Figured it was about time I started putting some of my stuff up. This is Santos Mahogony, textured and then tinted with black trans tints. My first offset turning. I was a little intimidated at first. Now I can’t wait to try again with a new idea I had while making this one.

-- Jen ~ Happiness is being covered in sawdust.





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ocwoodworker

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#1 posted 01-01-2012 at 12:14 AM

Very impressive. But the photographing of it is on par with the piece made. Awesome job on both.

-- I'd like to believe Murphy's Law haunts my woodshop, because if it's Karma it would mean I had something to do with it. - K.R.

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#2 posted 01-01-2012 at 12:41 AM

That is just too cool. i have try one of those. i don’t quite understand the technique though. have to do some research.

simply amazing though!

-- "There are no gains without pains." -Benjamin Franklin

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#3 posted 01-01-2012 at 01:54 AM

Outrageously nice but the photos show up too dark on my monitor.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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#4 posted 01-01-2012 at 02:09 AM

Unique, can’t wait to see more

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 01-01-2012 at 02:12 AM

Beautiful a wonderful turning. thanks for sharing.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 01-01-2012 at 02:36 AM

That is a really cool design! I’m looking forward to seeing more of your work!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#7 posted 01-01-2012 at 03:06 AM

That’s cool!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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naked_wookie

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#8 posted 01-01-2012 at 03:25 AM

Very cool bowl. I really like the texturing.

-- nate.

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#9 posted 01-01-2012 at 07:36 AM

I am new to turning, so I don’t know what offset turning is. I am looking forward to seeing your next post. Beautiful bowl !

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

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#10 posted 01-01-2012 at 01:24 PM

thanks for sharing & your first post. Very nice offset turning. I find it hard to see your dark picture.It looks to be very interesting with the texture & dye. Hope you post more & share with us.

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#11 posted 01-01-2012 at 03:40 PM

That’s different. I really like it, NICE work.

-- Have a great day.

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#12 posted 01-01-2012 at 11:09 PM

Very nice offset turning. I like the texturing that you added with the spiral work. Well Done !!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#13 posted 01-02-2012 at 06:58 AM

Very nice and unique.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#14 posted 01-02-2012 at 03:30 PM

Appealing design. Good luck with this in the Super Bowl

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#15 posted 05-02-2012 at 05:12 PM

Great design

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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