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Project by BarbS posted 09-27-2012 02:00 AM 919 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am most pleased with these two little pots. They are made of very dense Persimmon, a relative of the Ebony family, and burnished up off the tool, then polished like glass. They are 3” high x 3-1/2” d. and 2-3/4” high x 3” d.
I added a chatter-work medallion made out of walnut-stained maple on the top of each lid for interest. All comments most welcome.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 09-27-2012 02:04 AM

Very nicely done

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

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#2 posted 09-27-2012 03:00 AM

Beautiful Barbs. I’ve picked up a piece of Persimmon and yes it’s hard but I’ve not done anything with mine yet.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#3 posted 09-27-2012 03:23 AM

Yep I can understand yopur delight with these couple of little beauties, never turned persimmon Barb but it sure looks pretty hard stuff hence the great “burnish” finish. Just love the center console work it gives a slightly Aged look to my eye.
Top job Mam, ...... Puttin them up for sale on your site?? :: ))
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 09-27-2012 03:40 AM

Thanks all. And Pete, yes, they are listed. barbs.vpweb.com

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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#5 posted 09-27-2012 04:11 AM

They are two little beauties worthy of display!

-- "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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#6 posted 09-27-2012 11:10 AM

good things come in small packages!

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

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#7 posted 09-27-2012 11:18 AM

Beautiful Barbs.

Lee

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#8 posted 09-27-2012 12:01 PM

Very nice Barb.
Very, very nice. Love the top, the shape, and the finish.

Wow,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#9 posted 09-27-2012 12:07 PM

Great work Barbs; that persimmon really is a nice grain too.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#10 posted 09-27-2012 01:38 PM

;-) Thanks, guys!

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#11 posted 09-27-2012 01:41 PM

Those are beautiful BarbS! Luv the added chatter detail on the contrasting wood. Very awesome!

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

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#12 posted 09-27-2012 05:00 PM

You are true artist,they look great.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#13 posted 09-28-2012 01:53 AM

Great looking work,BarbS !!! Elegant form pots.

-- Lidiya,Russia.http://www.reznoe.ru/

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#14 posted 09-28-2012 07:27 PM

Very pleasing to the eye ,nice work , B

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#15 posted 10-03-2012 04:34 PM

Sweetly turned pots BarbS … and the contrasting medallions are a perfect touch!!

-- Elaine in Duncan

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