Crack Pot

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Project by trifern posted 07-21-2009 02:16 PM 2376 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This hollow form vessel is turned from end grain, fiddle back maple. It stands approximately 8.5 inches tall by 5 inches wide. It is finished with aniline dyes and wipe-on poly. All comments and critiques are welcomed.

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

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#1 posted 07-21-2009 02:41 PM

Great looking piece Joe

-- Dan Wiggins

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#2 posted 07-21-2009 03:01 PM

Fantastic! The swirls and deep color are stunning.And the shape really draws you in,the perfect form and the contradicting erosian sets this off.
Very well done indeed.

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#3 posted 07-21-2009 03:28 PM

Thats a beautiful piece. I love the color. Great job !!

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#4 posted 07-21-2009 03:51 PM

good flow wonderful color and texture great work Joe

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#5 posted 07-21-2009 05:02 PM

This one is a show case, very deep in grain and color. Send it to Naperville would like to take a closer look.LOL…Blkcherry

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#6 posted 07-21-2009 06:00 PM

another winner … you are a machine ! beautiful

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

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#7 posted 07-21-2009 07:47 PM

Beautiful Joe, I don’t know why but this one just grabs me. Maybe it’s the occlusions, it’s definately something. I really like this one.

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

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#8 posted 07-21-2009 08:42 PM

You did an extraordinary job on the finish and the crack is absolutly outstanding. WOW!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#9 posted 07-21-2009 09:31 PM

wow trifern, this one is museum quality… love the sheen on it, and the natural crack.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#10 posted 07-21-2009 10:39 PM

great Job… do nice work!

Robin Renee’


-- Robin Renee'

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#11 posted 07-21-2009 10:54 PM

WOW doesn’t quite do it.
Great color, great lines, really beautiful.
I love looking at this.

-- R

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#12 posted 07-22-2009 01:30 AM

Beutiful piece

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#13 posted 07-22-2009 03:29 AM

Another great masterpiece by the master himself. I love the color and the crack. It is definitely a crackpot.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#14 posted 07-22-2009 05:38 AM

Yes Sir , this one belongs on a pedestal in a museum , Joe ! Gorgeous all the way around : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#15 posted 07-23-2009 05:05 AM

Thanks for the feedback. I appreciate them all.

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

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