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Maple hollow form measuring approximately 4.75 inches by 7.5 inches. 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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#1 posted 09-01-2012 01:06 PM
Joe, Your work never stops amazing me. How in the world did you cut all those groves or are they spirals? Had to take awhile! Nice Project, you shouldn’t have any problem selling this one.
Thanks for sharing
-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,
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#2 posted 09-01-2012 01:07 PM
Working on hollow forms, I have been turning as end grain. I assume your hollow forms are end grain too—am I right? I don’t see any pith so they must. Doesn’t that produce checking at the bottom (the top would be cored out, so not a problem)? Love your work, and follow every post.
-- "Bully of the world!--Don Q.
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#3 posted 09-01-2012 01:11 PM
Nice carving Joe! Reminds me of a beehive or some sort of giant seed pod. Either, way good job!!
-- Les, Arkansas, www.woodthatrocks.com
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#4 posted 09-01-2012 02:35 PM
Funk is good for the mind to let it all go!. It looks like a bee hive. Did you use a Fordom tool on it?
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#5 posted 09-01-2012 02:42 PM
-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX
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#6 posted 09-01-2012 03:13 PM
Remarkable work. I like the randomness of the ridges. I hope you make more in this line, and combine this with your dyeing skills. Always look forward to seeing your turnings.
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#7 posted 09-01-2012 06:41 PM
Nice ! Looks like a wasp’s nest (without the wasps !)
-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""
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#8 posted 09-01-2012 07:49 PM
Fabulous – museum quality. I really like the undulations.
-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.
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#9 posted 09-01-2012 10:12 PM
another unique and wonderful piece
-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain
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#10 posted 09-01-2012 11:09 PM
Funk has a gr8 look to it.
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
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#11 posted 09-01-2012 11:26 PM
A great piece – thinking out side the box, er I mean outside hf! I love your creativity and execution!
-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.
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#12 posted 09-02-2012 01:58 AM
Beautiful piece, very unique and inovative. Great craftsmanship. You seem to always come up with very creative ideas.
-- Tom D
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#13 posted 09-02-2012 08:45 AM
Very nice, something new and unusuall.
-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted
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#14 posted 09-02-2012 10:53 AM
Always sit and stare in amazement at you work. Beautiful as always.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
#15 posted 09-02-2012 12:25 PM
Thanks for all the kind remarks. I appreciate them all.
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