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Project by trifern posted 09-07-2012 12:34 AM 2487 views 5 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maple hollow form vessel measuring approximately 7 inches by 7 inches. It was turned from an original maple tree from a local rural cemetery. All critiques and comments are welcomed and appreciated.

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





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Birks

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#1 posted 09-07-2012 12:37 AM

Down right beautiful. I think I could lose myself in that grain.

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dust4tears

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#2 posted 09-07-2012 12:39 AM

Wow~ Great color~

-- Ride hard or go home~

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MyChipCarving

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#3 posted 09-07-2012 12:49 AM

You brought life to this “Deadwood”!

-- Marty, https://www.MyChipCarving.com, 866-444-6996

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 09-07-2012 12:50 AM

That is so beautiful. It looks like a piece of glass!!

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

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 09-07-2012 01:17 AM

Just another superb job. Certainly wouldn’t expect less.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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wooded

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#6 posted 09-07-2012 01:25 AM

Top Drawer….(The choice of wood was dead-on ;)................................;-J

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo.

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venusflytraps

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#7 posted 09-07-2012 01:41 AM

wow,,,,,,,that is so stunning,, can you tell us about the finish? stain? ect,, i really like the look!!

-- rob

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trifern

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#8 posted 09-07-2012 01:50 AM

Thanks for the feedback. The finish is layers of aniline dyes and wipe-on poly. You can view my how-to blog here: 2DYE4

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

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LittlePaw

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#9 posted 09-07-2012 04:46 AM

What a fine and beautiful finish! It is stunning! Somehow it reminds me of the old Billiard (2 black and 2 white balls and no pockets) game. What a shame that it is not being played any more. It also resembles a Shang Dynasty vase I have.

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

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mmh

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#10 posted 09-07-2012 05:06 AM

Beautifully executed! I love the curves and the dramatic coloration!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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HalDougherty

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#11 posted 09-07-2012 10:23 AM

Beautiful work as always! Thanks for sharing your dying blog. It’s helped a lot with the projects I build from maple.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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sedcokid

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#12 posted 09-07-2012 12:06 PM

What else can I say? Outstanding!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Douglas Bordner

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#13 posted 09-07-2012 06:31 PM

So deep. That’s hypnotizing!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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steamfab

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#14 posted 09-07-2012 08:24 PM

Aah … I’m dying to have this one! Stunning piece!

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Roger

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#15 posted 09-07-2012 08:47 PM

VaVaVoom! It looks a bit vampire-ish…. in a good way of coarse. Awesome as always

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

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