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Is it the first ever thru spiral hollowform from a board? I believe it just might be. i have never seen one! I apologize for the picture. My camera died and this is the only picture I have. Squint & turn upside down & it’s not too bad!! Shedua about 8 inches diameter.

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





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#1 posted 01-26-2012 10:52 PM

You need to blog the techniques here… great look…

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#2 posted 01-26-2012 11:00 PM

Wow That’s amazing,as cool as it gets, super work.

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#3 posted 01-26-2012 11:22 PM

Lovely job Michelle, this is a unique piece & you certainly have a lot of scope to develope with this direction.
Not sure what you mean with a “board”, do you mean a series of flat boards laminated horizontally then turned?, if so I am having difficulty seeing any joints.
Regardless, it is a fabulous piece, pity the camera died, some more shots of the top etc would be great. :: ))
Pete

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

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#4 posted 01-26-2012 11:24 PM

It really looks great Michelle! Just beautiful! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#5 posted 01-26-2012 11:26 PM

I agree with Pete; fabulous piece! Love the finial.

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#6 posted 01-26-2012 11:35 PM

hi Pete: no, one board. folks do it many ways..bandsaw, scrollsaw & some use a ringmaster. Check out here on Lj’s I know there is a video about the process.. & you tube has a couple too. Generally called bowls from a board.

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

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Transition

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#7 posted 01-26-2012 11:40 PM

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but this is another of your many designs that just won’t hold water!

Keep it up! Great work!

-- Andrew, Orange County, CA - www.TransitionTurning.com

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#8 posted 01-26-2012 11:45 PM

Curiouser and curiouser!

Great work, Michelle. I’d love to see more pic’s when you get a new camera.

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

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#9 posted 01-27-2012 01:28 AM

Show off! And that piece is well worth showing! Keep them guessing. :) Love it!

-- EGO postulo , EGO venalicium , EGO incidere. I measured, I marked, I cut. Latin instructions for firewood.

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#10 posted 01-27-2012 02:02 AM

I’ve missed commenting on a couple of your recent projects Michelle.
Just so you know, I’m totally impressed as always. I particularly like this recent pierced series.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#11 posted 01-27-2012 03:43 AM

Looks great when they don’t blow up!

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#12 posted 01-27-2012 03:48 AM

nice job what did you use to lay out your sprials I have a router jig just about finished to do the same

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#13 posted 01-27-2012 06:34 AM

This would be a tease of a cookie jar! Think of all the drool marks left behind.

A real beauty of a turning. Incredible and elegant!

-- "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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#14 posted 01-27-2012 02:27 PM

Really like the direction you are heading with your new spiral vessels Michelle. Very cool.

-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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#15 posted 01-27-2012 02:50 PM

this is krazy beautiful! wow! very kool

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