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Project by michelletwo posted 08-29-2012 10:20 AM 1998 views 0 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I adore wood colors and all their variations, but I needed a color boost on my display shelf. This fluted Hollowform seemed like a good choice to put some vibrant & shocking color on. And girl, oh, girl, does this stand out.!!!
Hope ya’ll enjoy it too, and it gives you a tiny boost for the day.

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#1 posted 08-29-2012 10:40 AM

Very creative, and yes, it is certainly an eye-grabber. Nicely done. I assume that this piece is being promenently displayed? What is the base wood?

-- Brice, Philadelphia

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#2 posted 08-29-2012 10:58 AM

What type of wood? Do you have any during the process pictures?? Looks nice though.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 08-29-2012 11:00 AM

hi Brice: It was black limba, but on the shelf it was B-o-r-i-n-g!!! So I colored it a great shocking color. Glad I did. it sure made a difference on my shelf. I made a “rose copper” piece the other day & those 2 light up a room!

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#4 posted 08-29-2012 11:23 AM

Very, very cool! I love the color. The design is amazing too! Just beautiful. Sometimes you need to add some color to wood, I think. :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#5 posted 08-29-2012 11:24 AM

A very nice eye-catcher fer sure.

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

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#6 posted 08-29-2012 11:41 AM

Sweet piece! Did you flute it on the lathe with a sliding router set up?
I know what you mean about adding a highlight piece to a display!!

Thanks, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 08-29-2012 12:44 PM

You have done it again, quietly working in the shop and then springing two wonderful turnings on us. Those
colors really do add something to the wood and the projects. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 79 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#8 posted 08-29-2012 01:04 PM

Wow.. I really like the color on this piece.

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

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#9 posted 08-29-2012 03:18 PM

Definitely, this one is a stunner!

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#10 posted 08-29-2012 03:58 PM

Yes, I’d say vibrant and elegant as well. Nice one, Michelle.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#11 posted 08-29-2012 06:13 PM

Hard to believe it’s wood ! Very elegant design.

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

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#12 posted 08-29-2012 06:20 PM

Crazy but awsome

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#13 posted 08-29-2012 09:49 PM

Wow what a lovely colourful piece Michelle.
Tell me, has thisd been hollowed from the underside & pluged?, cant see any join around the lid area?
You’re having some real fun at the moment :: )))

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

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#14 posted 08-29-2012 10:47 PM

A bit of the Art Moderne about it – and the color certainly contributes to that. Wonderful work – it is a little piece of perfection. Speaking of which, how big is it?

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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#15 posted 08-29-2012 11:09 PM

Kay: about 7×7 inches thanks for the lovely comment

Pete: it’s a bowl from a board one piece of wood cut into rings and stacked & turned. then the top was glued on & it’s a real good seam, so it’s just about invisible. If you have been watching my stuff, i have been on a tear to upgrade the lowly bowl from a board concept. I think this might give it a boost.

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