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Project by trifern posted 10-26-2009 05:40 AM 2482 views 4 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just playing around with bleach on this hollow form. It is turned from end grain walnut. It measures approximately 6 inches tall by 5.5 inches wide. It is has several coats of wipe-on poly and is finished with a couple coats of Krylon Crystal Clear flat.

All comments and critiques are welcomed and appreciated.

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





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Gary Fixler

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#1 posted 10-26-2009 05:48 AM

I did not realize you could bleach walnut wood like that. It has a really cool look to it. My mother in particular loves 5-point stars, though the more fat looking kind. She’d love this. Nice work!

-- Gary, Los Angeles, video game animator

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#2 posted 10-26-2009 05:50 AM

You always do something unique an beautiful Joe.

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mmh

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#3 posted 10-26-2009 06:05 AM

I love it! The possibilities are endless!

-- "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 10-26-2009 07:05 AM

I just found your recent vessel and looked through the backlog of your projects.

Only once in a great while, maybe once every ten years I run into something that just stuns me and impresses me beyond belief. I know that sounds like so much hyperbole but your work fits that description. Just incredible. I could look at your work for days and days. Incredible depth and clarity.

Great great job!

-- Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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#5 posted 10-26-2009 07:44 AM

Love the grain in the Walnut , but I’m wondering how you were able to bleach it and maintain the star shape without it running amuck .

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

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#6 posted 10-26-2009 12:19 PM

Joe, another woderful turning. It is always good to try something new and the finish on this piece is really eyecatching.

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

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#7 posted 10-26-2009 01:24 PM

Very nice. The star just adds to the beauty.

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darryl

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#8 posted 10-26-2009 01:43 PM

it’s a beautiful piece.
looks like a lazy starfish has made the top of your vessel his new home!
love the grain and color of the walnut shown here.

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#9 posted 10-26-2009 02:39 PM

Don’t you ever turn out any ugly looking ones?
Sales must be good or you must have a REALLY big display cabinet!

Beautiful work!

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#10 posted 10-26-2009 03:14 PM

always very nice thanks for shairing

-- gagewestern

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#11 posted 10-26-2009 04:30 PM

Major cool! I hope you have set up a classroom to start teaching! A really nice piece!

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

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#12 posted 10-26-2009 04:32 PM

A star for sure!
Wow, you keep hitting them out of the park!
I see a rising star…................................

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

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john

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#13 posted 10-26-2009 04:42 PM

Very cool looking , nice work !!

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , https://www.facebook.com/groups/extremebirdhouses/

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#14 posted 10-26-2009 05:54 PM

Great work nice turning keep it up

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#15 posted 10-27-2009 01:16 AM

its really a beautiful piece…i like the bleaching of the walnut..its kinda hard imagining it being so small….but very good job.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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