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#1 posted 08-27-2012 08:46 PM
Can you actually make tea in it? I am sitting here drinking a cup of tea and it would taste so much better out of a teapot with so much style. I am a bit woried about the handle though – I can see getting the tea in but not so sure about the water. And rinsing the pot afterwards looks all but impossible. Did you consider putting then handle on a pivot – you could certainly make that fit the style of the whole pot.
It is fabulous. I would be turning it around for different views and trying to figure it out!
-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.
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#2 posted 08-27-2012 08:54 PM
Nice! Looks like a work of art! I’ll be watching to see what people say about this one! It’s beautiful and interesting to look at!
-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!
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#3 posted 08-27-2012 09:32 PM
Jon I doubt you will not see one like this at your exhibition, what a great artistic version of an everyday utensile, it will certainkly bring something very different to the show.I think it is fabulous, well donePete
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
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#4 posted 08-27-2012 11:43 PM
That is special. I’ll bet it gets a lot of attention at the exhibit. Well done.
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#5 posted 08-28-2012 12:01 AM
Wow!! Nice work!!
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#6 posted 08-28-2012 12:11 AM
This is wonderful. I had to look at all your pieces on LJ and on your web site – fantastic!
My eight year old son is very interested in what can be crafted from both wood and metal. He was just as amazed as I was, and that’s saying a lot because he can be a tough critic!
-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell
#7 posted 08-28-2012 12:55 AM
thanks guys! really appreciate the comments, very nice to read. hope the gallery likes it…
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#8 posted 08-28-2012 01:55 AM
Love the interpretation! Great design and craftsmanship.
-- Cal Noguchi - EZdado.com
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#9 posted 08-28-2012 02:07 AM
Now there’s some original thinking!
-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive
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#10 posted 08-28-2012 03:02 AM
Cool looking teapot !
-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""
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#11 posted 08-28-2012 09:13 AM
If the gallery does not like it, I’d change galleries. it’s a very creative vessel. Good luck
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#12 posted 08-28-2012 10:11 AM
This is outstanding and I really like it.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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#13 posted 08-28-2012 10:59 AM
Awesome. When I see work like this posted it always shows me how little I know and how much can be done. I see this as a work of art along with many other projects posted here on lumberjocks. Thanks for sharing.
-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (email@example.com)
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#14 posted 08-28-2012 12:53 PM
Nice. Very creative design.
I bet it works best with holy water.
-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon
#15 posted 08-28-2012 02:54 PM
thanks again for the kind words everyone, very much appreciated…let’s hope she finds a good home. that’s pretty good Steve, i like ur quote too…;’) reminds me of ‘that train has sailed’...
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