Jurassic Pod I

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Project by trifern posted 02-12-2012 03:24 AM 1584 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This pod is turned from maple using the lost wood process. It measures approximately 7 inches long, 4 inches tall, and 5.5 iches wide. There are marbles in the hollow cavity so the pod rattles when picked up.

All comments and critques are welcomed and appreciated.

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

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#1 posted 02-12-2012 03:27 AM

Looks like a Walnut shell

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#2 posted 02-12-2012 03:39 AM

Very cool Joe

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#3 posted 02-12-2012 03:44 AM

I think you have something there … keep it up. Fabulous photography.

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#4 posted 02-12-2012 03:51 AM

I’m thinking a clam shell would be possible using this method… beautiful piece!

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#5 posted 02-12-2012 04:11 AM

You never cease to amaze.

-- Eric down in sunny Florida.

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#6 posted 02-12-2012 04:13 AM

When I first saw this, I thought it was from Flight of the Navigator.

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#7 posted 02-12-2012 04:24 AM

Joe another fantastic piece.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#8 posted 02-12-2012 06:10 AM

I’m agree with degoose, It does look like a Walnut shell. It’s cool !

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#9 posted 02-12-2012 11:37 AM

Very cool Joe.

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#10 posted 02-12-2012 01:32 PM

Very nice. A real work of art.

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#11 posted 02-12-2012 02:53 PM

Wow, I love unique pieces like that! Thanks for posting!

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#12 posted 02-12-2012 10:03 PM

Another amazing piece Joe. Well done mat

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#13 posted 02-12-2012 11:33 PM

Very cool piece. Love the use of texture.

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

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#14 posted 02-13-2012 12:40 AM

Wow. Really nice. I’m old enough to have it remind me of “The Invasion Of The Body Snatchers” from the 50s.

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