wormed vase

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Project by zvika posted 02-18-2013 08:18 AM 1419 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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While turning this piece of wood(don’t know the species), I found in it six fat juicy wood worms.
I like the traces that the worms leaves in the wood. It gives beautiful pattern.
In order to emphasize the pattern, burned flowers were added on the surface.
the vase is 5.5”dia. and 8 ” tall.

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 02-18-2013 09:55 AM

Love your work on this

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 02-18-2013 01:04 PM

WOW!! Just Beautiful!
Those little burned flowers are just the icing on the cake!
Great Job!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#3 posted 02-18-2013 02:25 PM

Nice bowl. Very unusual outcome. Flower additions look good.

I have had a couple of pieces lately that had these large worm holes. I’ll post a bowl later showing them.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#4 posted 02-18-2013 04:11 PM

How did you add the flowers ?
The translation says burned but I think dried would be a better word ,please explain ,it looks wonderful .

-- Kiefer

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#5 posted 02-18-2013 05:47 PM

Very nice! I am also interested to learn how you applied the flowers – very nice technique.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#6 posted 02-18-2013 08:13 PM

Hello guys,
Thank you for your comments.
The flowers were made with a wood burning tool-pyrography

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Scott Oldre

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#7 posted 02-19-2013 01:26 AM

Love it. To some it would have been scrap, but to you it had potential and the result is beautiful. Thanks for posting it.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#8 posted 02-19-2013 05:23 PM

Very nice work you do my friend!

-- Cosmicturner

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