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Project by trifern posted 12-28-2008 04:28 PM 1754 views 6 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This hollow form vase is turned from end grain, fiddle back, ambrosia maple. It measures 9.5” tall by 4.5” wide. It is finished with Waterlox. All comments are welcome and appreciated.

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

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Dennis Zongker

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#1 posted 12-28-2008 04:43 PM

Great Job, Beautiful fiddleback ambrosia maple. Were do you get all your great looking wood?

-- Dennis Zongker

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#2 posted 12-28-2008 04:53 PM

I”m with Dennis on this one, awesome looking. way to go.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#3 posted 12-28-2008 05:29 PM

Beautifully done! I like the detailed exposure of the ambrosia worm’s hole and markings. I wish I could use ambrosia wood for my canes, as it’s quite stunning.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#4 posted 12-28-2008 05:43 PM

Another winner. Awesome is about the right word to describe this one.

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#5 posted 12-28-2008 05:45 PM

another great form tri, i love it.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#6 posted 12-28-2008 06:00 PM

Here you go again … you’re just plain showing off. Great as usual !

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". (my funny blog)

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Thos. Angle

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#7 posted 12-28-2008 06:33 PM

THAT is some beautiful wood. Great job of turning as well.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#8 posted 12-28-2008 07:14 PM

Beautiful display of the wood. Another great addition.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#9 posted 12-28-2008 07:26 PM

Absolutely gorgeous!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#10 posted 12-28-2008 08:37 PM


-- Happy woodworking!

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Chris Cunanan

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#11 posted 12-28-2008 08:53 PM

so are these from some of that special stash you’ve been referring to? or does it just keep getting better every time? =)

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Bob A in NJ

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#12 posted 12-28-2008 08:54 PM

Nice shape and proportion. thanks for posting. I need to make one of these!!

-- Bob A in NJ

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#13 posted 12-28-2008 09:48 PM

Joe, I love the shape on this one! ... and that grain…man it really pops.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#14 posted 12-28-2008 10:32 PM

In one word? Georgeous!

-- Karl, Wyoming

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#15 posted 12-29-2008 03:33 PM

Thanks for all the kind remarks, I appreciate them all.

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

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