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made of avocado tree 6 1/2” D x7 3/4” H.A crack appeared during turning and I decided not to fight it ,just decorating it with a zipper.coral surface was done with an electric carving tool and a pyro tool.
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#1 posted 02-25-2013 02:55 PM
Great thinking. When the wood don’t agree with what you did just change the plan. That’s what I call thinking outside the bowl.
-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -
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#2 posted 02-25-2013 03:14 PM
-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.
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#3 posted 02-25-2013 03:15 PM
Good save. Sometimes the wood has different ideas than ours. Great carving on this.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#4 posted 02-25-2013 05:23 PM
Outstanding vase, carving, recovery – you are an impressive craftsman.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#5 posted 02-25-2013 05:54 PM
That is really unique and outstanding. I really like the way you have carved the surface. It is such an interesting look and texture.
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario
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#6 posted 02-27-2013 04:51 PM
Gorgeous and very interesting bowl. Cool idea on the zipper. Excellent work!
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#7 posted 03-08-2013 12:30 AM
That’s a really great looking piece! I like the carving, as well as the design modification.
-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."
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