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Project by trifern posted 2151 days ago 1129 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a small What Not vase turned from a nice piece of maple. This piece actually flew off the lathe three times while working on it. This is what’s left, hence the name. It measures 4” tall by 4.5” wide. It is finished with Seal-A-Cell, Wipe-On Poly and Briwax.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.





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savannah505

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#1 posted 2151 days ago

I think I’d call it “indestuctable” because it looks great, especially for flying off the lathe 3 times. Very nice Joe!!! You do great work. Whats become of the offer from Dennis?

-- Dan Wiggins

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jockmike2

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#2 posted 2151 days ago

Another very nice turning Joe. It looks like it’s becoming second nature to you. Very nice.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Woodhacker

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#3 posted 2151 days ago

Joe, that’s another great turning. I love the grain…the spalting combined with the 3D effect of the striping.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 2151 days ago

Another beauty, Joe.

I don’t know much about turning, but I know when you get a piece that keeps flying off the lathe, it’s time to invite someone you don’t like into the shop to watch you work! <eg>

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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darryl

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#5 posted 2151 days ago

it’s a geat looking piece and you have tamed it well!

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woodnut

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#6 posted 2151 days ago

great looking piece. All I can say is hopefully one of these days!!!!!

-- F.Little

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brianinpa

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#7 posted 2151 days ago

Looks great. Where do you keep getting the inspiration of the next turning?

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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griff

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#8 posted 2151 days ago

Very nice as always Joe .another very good turn .

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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Les Hastings

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#9 posted 2151 days ago

Great job Joe! All of your turnings are top notch.

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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Scott Bryan

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#10 posted 2151 days ago

Joe, as usual, this is another beautiful piece. You really brought out the character and the grain of the wood with this piece.

Thanks for sharing this.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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CalgaryBill

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#11 posted 2150 days ago

Another beautiful job! I’m amazed at your productivity and the fine quality of all your work. What lathe are you using

-- Calgary Bill

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Callum Kendall

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#12 posted 2150 days ago

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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trifern

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#13 posted 2150 days ago

Thank you for all the kind remarks. I really appreciate them all.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Grumpy

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#14 posted 2149 days ago

Nice one Joe. Have a look on my blog on pen finish, it might be of interest.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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trifern

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#15 posted 2149 days ago

Thanks Grumpy, I’ll have to give it a whirl.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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