Tilt B

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Project by peteg posted 03-17-2012 08:18 PM 2438 views 8 times favorited 39 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a small Rimu Hollow vessel suspended onto a corian arc & held with turned Aluminium supports.
I have made 2 bases & can’t make up my mind as to which (or none) to use.
It stands about 190mm O/all the vessel is 125 high x 80 wide.
Would appreciate your thoughts & comment

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

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#1 posted 03-17-2012 08:45 PM

its a very beautiful piece, i like the presentation of it, all of the pieces seem to fit just right with this..a very artistic piece for sure…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#2 posted 03-17-2012 09:06 PM

Real work of art… or work of Pete…

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

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#3 posted 03-17-2012 09:09 PM

Very nice Pete. I do like the way you present your hollow turnings.
Your turnings are always top notch.

-- Mel,

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#4 posted 03-17-2012 09:46 PM

Very cool, what a neat concept!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 03-17-2012 10:23 PM

Very artistic, great job

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#6 posted 03-17-2012 10:49 PM

I have looked at both of the bases and I like the base in the top photos better. It is a beautiful piece of artwork.

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

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Sam Shakouri

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#7 posted 03-17-2012 11:05 PM

I fully agree with Degoos, work of Pete’s art.
But, just to make you smile, the Tilt B has reminded me with ready mix concrete truck.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#8 posted 03-17-2012 11:13 PM

a definite gem of artistic form with wood & metal/aluminum mix. very very kool. I personally like the dark base better, but, they both look very awesome!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#9 posted 03-17-2012 11:17 PM

I love these suspended vessels of yours. And I vote for the second base you’ve shown there. It’s more Sleek, and leads the eye in the direction of the upper curve.


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#10 posted 03-17-2012 11:20 PM

That is just lovely Pete. I can’t make up my mind on the base…... like them both.
What strikes me the most is the balance. It looks so natural and so I don’t know just right I guess.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#11 posted 03-17-2012 11:39 PM

Wow Pete. That is just beautiful.
The corian is so cool. And the posts. And the turning too.

I would go with either of the bases, but might tend toward #2.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#12 posted 03-17-2012 11:43 PM

I have to say that I think the first base fits more. Beautiful piece. I hope that one day my turnings turn out that well

-- ET1 (SS) Cowan, Bremerton, WA - (I'll come up with a witty quote later)

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#13 posted 03-17-2012 11:47 PM

Wonderful piece of art! Love your suspended pieces. hey were an inspiration for my last post SPIKE

Keep up the great work.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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Dale J Struhar Sr

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#14 posted 03-17-2012 11:54 PM

Very nice job Pete. I love the design.

-- Dale, Ohio

#15 posted 03-18-2012 12:02 AM

Very interesting design,Pete!!!


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