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Project by trifern posted 04-25-2012 02:40 AM 2589 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mahogany hollow form turned using the lost wood process. Carved and hammered textured with a satin acrylic finish. 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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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 04-25-2012 03:17 AM

not only am I completely fascinated by your work, I spend an enormous time staring at it trying to grasp how it’s done.

Great job, keep it up & I’ll keep staring!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 04-25-2012 03:18 AM

That is a very unique turning. Your really having fun with that process.

-- 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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#3 posted 04-25-2012 04:49 AM

Another fascinating sculpture

-- Dreaming patterns

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#4 posted 04-25-2012 04:55 AM

I’m not familiar with the lost wood process but if this is what is involved in using it I hope to see much more of it.
Beautiful work.

-- wood crafting & classes

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#5 posted 04-25-2012 06:32 AM

Outstanding !!! I wonder how you can make these lovely sculptures

-- Ovidiu from Transylvania

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#6 posted 04-25-2012 12:53 PM

love it !!!!

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#7 posted 04-25-2012 01:12 PM

Krazy awesome! Wow!

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

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#8 posted 04-25-2012 01:38 PM

Ohhh… I see how you did it. Awesome process and a very cool sculpture. Good job!

-- Tyler- Montandon, PA ------ "It aint broke, it just needs fixed!"

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#9 posted 04-25-2012 02:07 PM

I looked at – more like admired – it from all angles. I saw four or five hearts stacked together. Am I even close? It just kept whispering to me, “Hold me” – .. . . been high on saw dust too long ! !

-- 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 04-25-2012 03:01 PM

Thanks for all the feedback.

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

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#11 posted 04-25-2012 04:03 PM

I can’t visualize the original piece before the lost wood is wood lost. Beautiful and mysterious.

-- Chance Four "Not Just a Second Chance"

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#12 posted 04-25-2012 05:39 PM

This is the center 1/3 of the hollow form that was “lost.”

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

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#13 posted 04-26-2012 02:43 AM

I read a lot on this… still confused… headache anyone?

I think i get it now after looking at some of your others :) cool concept to make a non-round vessel

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#14 posted 04-26-2012 12:10 PM


thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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