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Project by trifern posted 753 days ago 1663 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maple hollow form measuring approximately 5 inches wide by 8 inches tall. Carved textured and finished with acrylics.

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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sedcokid

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#1 posted 753 days ago

Another great project Joe, it would appear that the acrylic is built up on the surface. If so how did you do it? You are certainly cutting edge…

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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trifern

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#2 posted 753 days ago

Thanks Chuck. Actually the acrylic is used as layers of glaze. The opening was carved and then textured using an Automach reciprocating carver and a Foredom rotary carver.

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

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Roger

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#3 posted 753 days ago

How, what, if, ummm , I’m speechless. It’s awesome!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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tamboti

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#4 posted 753 days ago

Hi wonderful work. finish spot on, the shape good and just enough texturing well done Regards Roger

-- Africa is not for sissies

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Schwieb

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#5 posted 752 days ago

Joe, I really like this piece. Your died finishes are amazing, but I love the natural look of this piece.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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MonteCristo

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#6 posted 752 days ago

Nice vessel. To a West Coaster, it looks like a purple starfish on the top – cool !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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LittlePaw

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#7 posted 752 days ago

WOW, that’s really fantastic!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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peteg

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#8 posted 752 days ago

Your work is always so beautifull formed Joe
Pete

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

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woodworkerscott

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#9 posted 751 days ago

Great art as usual.

-- " 'woodworker'.....it's a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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Gpops

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#10 posted 736 days ago

Joe, Your projects are breathtaking. You must have the patience of a saint. I love the layered effect. Don

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