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Project by trifern posted 02-13-2012 09:30 PM 2511 views 10 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maple hollow form measuring approximately 4.5 inches wide by 5 inches tall. Finished with aniline dyes and wipe-on poly. If you are interested, you can read my blog on coloring here.

All comments and critiques are welcomed and appreciated.

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





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Kayvon

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#1 posted 02-13-2012 09:40 PM

Wow. That finish is stunning. I’ll be reading your blog next.

-- Kayvon

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degoose

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#2 posted 02-13-2012 09:41 PM

Ah the chatoyance… outstanding…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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widwotkma

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#3 posted 02-13-2012 09:49 PM

Beautiful. I will be reading your coloring blog next as well…

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jbschutz

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#4 posted 02-13-2012 09:50 PM

Joe…..This may be my favorite….the color, the form, the finish, the wood selection….it all comes together with your artistry. It seems to glow from within. Thanks for sharing with us.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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Gary

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#5 posted 02-13-2012 10:19 PM

Your work is super. I sure want to try that finish..

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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SuburbanDon

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#6 posted 02-13-2012 10:20 PM

WOW !

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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dtblack

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#7 posted 02-13-2012 10:34 PM

Incredible! Beautiful wood work, and excellent photography. The form is almost heart-shaped (right in time for Valentine’s Day).

I was finishing curly maple with Minwax products and wondering why I wasn’t getting the results I was hoping for. After a Google search on the Internet, I was linked to LumberJocks and your blog/instructional on finishing. After using your techniques with aniline dyes, I finally achieved what I felt was my first success with finishing curly maple.

Thank you – I have been telling anyone who will listen about your blog. It certainly helped me!

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Cozmo35

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#8 posted 02-13-2012 11:00 PM

Absolutely beautiful!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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dub560

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#9 posted 02-13-2012 11:24 PM

I like all of your wooden vases

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Lidiya Blaznina

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#10 posted 02-13-2012 11:26 PM

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#11 posted 02-13-2012 11:48 PM

Super,super nice, great project and finish.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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a1Jim

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#12 posted 02-14-2012 01:23 AM

Beyond beautiful,great work.

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peteg

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#13 posted 02-14-2012 01:58 AM

The form on this one Joe is absolutely spot on, just beautiful, the finish aint half bad either :: )))
Pete

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

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Kindlingmaker

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#14 posted 02-14-2012 03:13 AM

A look of Tiger’s Eye and the beauty and art that you are reknown for! Wow!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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PatBrownfield

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#15 posted 02-14-2012 03:27 AM

looks great I’ll be reading your blog

-- Pat Brownfield Westland,Michigan

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