Poplar Melting Pot

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Project by Bill posted 04-14-2014 06:37 PM 1461 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey all! It’s nice to be back on here.

This vase is made out of poplar, walnut, spalted maple, and a splash of cherry. Roughly 10×10 inches,and finished with wipe on poly, then waxed and buffed. The process to make these can be found here…

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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#1 posted 04-14-2014 06:52 PM

As usual, luv the work. Great.

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#2 posted 04-14-2014 07:23 PM

These vases are so cool looking and very unusual. I like them!!

-- 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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#3 posted 04-15-2014 12:00 AM

Absolutely beautiful !....Excellent work !

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#4 posted 04-15-2014 12:14 AM

Those are your new trademark projects. No one else has been able to duplicate them! This one is ultra cool just like the rest were!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#5 posted 04-15-2014 12:15 AM

Wildly impressive. Love your vision.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 04-15-2014 01:51 AM

Another great piece in your signature style.
Really eye catching.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#7 posted 04-15-2014 03:40 AM

Great turning and original technique, like the melt idea. Very nice work.

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#8 posted 04-15-2014 04:40 AM

Very nice I’m really impressed.

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#9 posted 04-15-2014 07:47 AM

Great work as usual

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#10 posted 04-15-2014 02:51 PM

Amazing work!

-- --I live for sawdust.

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#11 posted 04-15-2014 07:19 PM


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#12 posted 04-16-2014 01:23 AM

Wonderful piece, great process to get there

-- Norman

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#13 posted 04-16-2014 10:19 AM

Your melted pot are great, I always love seeing them they are so cool looking.
Thanks for sharing

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#14 posted 04-16-2014 09:19 PM

That’s terrific. I can’t stop looking at that thing. Great wood choices! Exquisite.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#15 posted 05-04-2014 01:13 PM

Those wood combos are super nice with your super design.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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