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Vessel turned from a branch knocked down by Sandy. It measures 8”H x 31/2”W aniline dyed with a wipe on poly finish. Thanks for looking.
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#1 posted 11-17-2012 06:21 PM
That is amasing! Light years ahead of my lathe skills! How fragile is something like this? I would have loved to see you lathing this, just to see how you did it. Wonderful work!
-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16
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#2 posted 11-17-2012 06:22 PM
A real beauty, See you mastered the layers of dye. Great work!
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#3 posted 11-17-2012 07:58 PM
lou that’s good looking vessel—that is not an end grain turning is it—great color—what colors did you use if i may ask—thanks for posting beautiful work
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#4 posted 11-17-2012 08:13 PM
Beautiful work there…... Love the color and finish…. Forgot to add, I hate Green…. but this is downright pretty…..
-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........
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#5 posted 11-17-2012 08:50 PM
Wow! That’s gorgeous, simply gorgeous.
-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI
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#6 posted 11-17-2012 08:56 PM
wow that color is amazing!
-- Ben - Dallas, GA
#7 posted 11-17-2012 10:01 PM
Thanks for the kind words everyone. Mike willow is a lot different to turn but I just took my time with it. Dean it was the crotch piece of the branch and that’s why you see a pith on one side. Thanks again everyone
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#8 posted 11-17-2012 10:17 PM
This is a beautiful piece Lou, you have managed something good out of Sandy, very well done, fabulous finish :)Pete
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
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#9 posted 11-18-2012 01:15 AM
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#10 posted 11-18-2012 01:29 AM
Lou, This is one gorgeous HF, the color/finish is outstanding…..............The shape is perfect.
Thanks for sharing!
-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,
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#11 posted 11-18-2012 02:39 AM
Very nice. I am wondering how you got the wood dried so quickly? Was it green wood when you started?
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#12 posted 11-18-2012 02:51 AM
Wow, that is a fantastic piece. I don’t know how you turned it, but would love to find something like that.
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#13 posted 11-18-2012 04:26 AM
Lou, that is just a stunning piece. I love it!!..................Jim
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#14 posted 11-18-2012 07:09 AM
Very elegant piece
-- Dreaming patterns
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#15 posted 11-18-2012 07:20 AM
Lou, amazing use of dye to highlight the grain. What a display!
-- If you don't have time to do it right, do you have time to do it twice?
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