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Out of Africa (Suspension)

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Project by bigwoodturner posted 04-06-2009 03:51 AM 1455 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a suspended vase in my “Out of Africa” series. The vase is turned from beatle kill pine. The support system is made from wenge. The surface of the vase is turned then textured. It is burned and wire brushed. I then dye the surface and glaze it with gel stain. Hope you enjoy.

-- Dale





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#1 posted 04-06-2009 04:14 AM

very inspiring piece … one look and it grabs ya

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#2 posted 04-06-2009 04:28 AM

The African series are great. Primitive looking, yet, no way could the primitives match your work. LOL….......

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

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#3 posted 04-06-2009 04:30 AM

Very nice indeed. It is befitting the name “Out of Africa”. Looks as if it were a tribal piece.

-- Gary D.

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#4 posted 04-06-2009 06:33 AM

I’m running out of things to say about your pieces. Again very nice

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#5 posted 04-06-2009 09:56 PM

Love the stylized simplicity and elegance! And I’ve gotta add, I actually mistook the vessel as a ceramic piece is was such a beautiful ‘glaze’. The glaze must have been over my eyes…. lol! Great surface texture and the grain is incredible with the piece!

-- Rick, south Sweden

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#6 posted 04-07-2009 06:21 AM

The whole series are winners pure art .well done.

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#7 posted 04-07-2009 03:51 PM

Just stunning.

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#8 posted 04-09-2009 01:57 AM

Great work and design.

-- Dan Wiggins

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