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Kookaburra

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#1 posted 696 days ago

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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woodshaver

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#2 posted 696 days ago

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 , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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peteg

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#3 posted 696 days ago

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 done
Pete

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

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#4 posted 696 days ago

That is special. I’ll bet it gets a lot of attention at the exhibit. Well done.

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#5 posted 695 days ago

Wow!! Nice work!!

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#6 posted 695 days ago

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!

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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Jon

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#7 posted 695 days ago

thanks guys! really appreciate the comments, very nice to read. hope the gallery likes it…

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#8 posted 695 days ago

Jon

Love the interpretation! Great design and craftsmanship.

-- Cal Noguchi

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#9 posted 695 days ago

Now there’s some original thinking!

Very nice!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#10 posted 695 days ago

Cool looking teapot !

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

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#11 posted 695 days ago

If the gallery does not like it, I’d change galleries. it’s a very creative vessel. Good luck

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#12 posted 695 days ago

This is outstanding and I really like it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://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 695 days ago

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 (tom@thcww.com)

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SPalm

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#14 posted 695 days ago

Nice. Very creative design.

I bet it works best with holy water.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Jon

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#15 posted 695 days ago

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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