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Project by Roper posted 08-16-2013 02:21 PM 870 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Ambrosia Maple hollow form 4”x7” finished with wipe on poly. The ants are wood burned.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com





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Spoontaneous

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#1 posted 08-16-2013 02:46 PM

Nice vessel…. and I like the ant idea. I had saved the attached graphic in my files hoping one day to use it in having the ants march around the spoon bowl.

The other thing is…. I always thought that if I got a tattoo… it would be of an ant on my calf and folks would probably be fooled into thinking it was ‘real’.

I was always ‘skeered’ to turn the deep hollow forms….. to much concentration.

(not sure why the ant graphic is showing up in ‘negative’. in my file it is black ants with white background)

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#2 posted 08-16-2013 04:30 PM

Pesky little ants they get into everything, be especially wary of Spoonies white variety!!

-- Regards Robert

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#3 posted 08-16-2013 04:42 PM

Nice and I too like the ants.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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peteg

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#4 posted 08-16-2013 11:51 PM

Great way to decorate a plain surface, The piece itself has a nice full form to it Mike plus I like the rise to the neck,
Well done & a great piece to enter WOW with :)
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#5 posted 08-17-2013 12:40 AM

Really nice shape. The ants crawling in makes me want to pick it up and look inside to see what they’re after.

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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#6 posted 08-17-2013 06:48 AM

Well Done mate, Nice shape and decoration, Congrats.

Cheers Tony.

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#7 posted 08-26-2013 05:15 AM

Beautiful peice Kaybee took the words right out of my mouth the path of the ants make you want to lool inside kind of corky but you should find an ant figure and place him inside some how and give the looker a treat when they peek inside
Thanks for sharing

-- Joe, Florida

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