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Large rosewood vase, fluted and hand carved. Finished in lacquer. Recently won first place in the Backus Musuem four county juried show.

-- Jack,Ft. Pierce,FL





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DaveGlx

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#1 posted 01-14-2013 11:33 AM

Wow!!!!!!
Welcome to LJ.

-- Dave -

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M2Grzegorczyk

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#2 posted 01-14-2013 11:37 AM

Wonderful job.

-- Kogut Domowy, http://kogutdomowy.blogspot.com/

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michelletwo

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#3 posted 01-14-2013 12:07 PM

GORGEOUS, and very skillful carving. And of course the wood is spectacular welcome to LJ’s..hope to see more of your turnings.

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#4 posted 01-14-2013 01:13 PM

I can see why this won first place. I love Rosewood and this is a fine example why! I haven’t gotten around to making fluted bowls/vases but the time is coming! Could you list dimensions and finish used along with a bit of construction methods? Fine, superb job by the way.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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jap

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#5 posted 01-14-2013 01:39 PM

lovely
and welcome to lumberjocks

-- Joel

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MShort

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#6 posted 01-14-2013 02:22 PM

What a beautiful piece. Not surprised in it taking first place. Well deserved.

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

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deon

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#7 posted 01-14-2013 02:35 PM

Its a beauty

-- Dreaming patterns

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Jackturns

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#8 posted 01-14-2013 02:46 PM

Some of you asked about size and construction methods: Size is 13” high and 11” at the top, Vase was turned down grain leaving sapwood at the top, Layout and carving is fairly simple but difficult to relay without a hands-on session or some type of visual presentation. The finish is lacquer which I use on almost every piece I make, it is durable and you are able to revisit it to make repairs or spruce it up if it loses luster.

-- Jack,Ft. Pierce,FL

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#9 posted 01-14-2013 03:45 PM

Great work and lovely wood!!!! A real beauty!!!!!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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DaddyZ

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#10 posted 01-14-2013 04:36 PM

Very Nice !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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luv2learn

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#11 posted 01-14-2013 04:38 PM

Beautiful work!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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glynn

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#12 posted 01-14-2013 04:54 PM

beautiful

-- jim nevada

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#13 posted 01-14-2013 04:56 PM

Very excellent…!

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Chris McDowell

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#14 posted 01-14-2013 05:36 PM

Very nice.

-- Chris, http://www.youtube.com/CMRwoodworks , FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/cmrwoodworks1 , Proverbs 16:9

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#15 posted 01-14-2013 05:40 PM

Love it!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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