Spiral Dream

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Project by HumidorMinister posted 08-29-2013 11:10 PM 2448 views 15 times favorited 47 comments Add to Favorites Watch

May I present “Spiral Dream” my entry for the Baleigh tools contest here on LJ. Please visit the cntest for all the details.

I added one last picture. I studied up on taking better photos, let me know if I did ok. Thanks.

-- What you listen to is your business...what you hear is ours.

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Ronald G Campbell

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#1 posted 08-29-2013 11:23 PM

Bill congrats this is just a great piece

-- Ron Campbell

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#2 posted 08-29-2013 11:25 PM

Fantastic piece hope it does well in the contest. I have always wanted to do a vase with a spiral but never have had the nerve to do one let alone doing a lid and finial as well.

-- Derek, Kent, UK,

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#3 posted 08-29-2013 11:35 PM

Exquisite. Nicely done.

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#4 posted 08-29-2013 11:37 PM

Good Golly, is there no end to your talent? What a beautiful piece! I admire your talents!

-- Dave, Kansas City

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Dave G

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#5 posted 08-30-2013 12:01 AM

Truly a most beautiful piece.

-- Dave, New England - “We are made to persist. that's how we find out who we are.” ― Tobias Wolff

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#6 posted 08-30-2013 12:03 AM

Thanks guys, but I just take off the sawdust, you all inspire me to do so. Thank you!

-- What you listen to is your business...what you hear is ours.

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#7 posted 08-30-2013 12:20 AM

Elegant! Beautifully done—best wishes on the contest.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#8 posted 08-30-2013 12:22 AM

Looks like first place, to me!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#9 posted 08-30-2013 01:29 AM

Wow Bill. Your work is always amazing but this is jaw dropping. EXCELLENT !!!!

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

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#10 posted 08-30-2013 01:36 AM

Absolutely amazing!! Excellent craftsmanship.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#11 posted 08-30-2013 03:18 AM

Just – amazing! Wow!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#12 posted 08-30-2013 03:39 AM

Very very cool,amazing workmanship.

-- Custom furniture

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#13 posted 08-30-2013 03:42 AM


-- I've never been disappointed buying quality but I have been disappointed buying good enough.

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#14 posted 08-30-2013 03:46 AM

Bill a simply fabulous piece of design, skill, & patience, I defy anybody to walk past this piece & not turn their head.

Congratulations also for the cover on the WOW ( World of Wood turners) site, richly deserved :)

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

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#15 posted 08-30-2013 03:46 AM

AMAZING. Enough said.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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