"Holy wood" decanter..not turned,,ringmaster done..check out the grain!!!

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Project by peterford posted 12-12-2013 05:20 PM 1448 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This decanter is out of “holy wood” or pau comes from south america and is extremely dense..I was lucky enough to get two boards with this unusual grain pattern..WOW comments appreciated

-- marshall peterson, north carolina

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#1 posted 12-12-2013 05:33 PM

Beautiful ,a fine turning.

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#2 posted 12-12-2013 05:46 PM

Beautiful wood. Great job.

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#3 posted 12-12-2013 10:46 PM

You sure have mastered the ring master, that grain is really something else. Well done Peter.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#4 posted 12-12-2013 11:52 PM

WOW, is certainly in order for this beautiful piece. I must echo Bob’s comment on your mastery of the Ringmaster and your eye for pleasing designs.

-- 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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#5 posted 12-13-2013 12:08 AM

Very nice turning, love the grain and color.

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#6 posted 12-13-2013 08:42 AM

Super piece of workmanship. The grain is gorgeous, especially in pic 4, I think.

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#7 posted 12-13-2013 10:40 AM

very nice peter…you are getting a lot of use out of that ringmaster…. great job.

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#8 posted 12-13-2013 03:47 PM

Great job. Turned out beautiful.

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#9 posted 07-11-2014 02:43 AM

Fantastic grain display!

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