Carved and Pierced Pot Pourri Vessel

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Project by Bob Collins posted 07-04-2011 10:40 AM 1486 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

You people must be getting p….d off with these conversions but as I SOLD 8 of them at the market yesterday I will share this last one with you. Picture 6 is as it was in 2009 and like the other earlier ones I rejuvinated they never looked like selling. Have now rejuvinated 17 boxes and bowls, added some carving, pierced with the dremel and milling burrs and have sold 11 in total and at a higher price. Pic 5 has some pot pourri in it.

-- RIP Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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Sam Shakouri

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#1 posted 07-04-2011 12:38 PM

Oldy but goldy! It sounds you are happy with the sale…. I hope you got the right price. Good on ya.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#2 posted 07-04-2011 05:48 PM

hi bob one never gets p///d of looking at art you did another fantastic conversion this one
and i am glad that the are selling for you that says something about your work


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#3 posted 07-04-2011 10:33 PM

You’re getting way to cleaver with these Bob, the transformation is amasing, well done my friend :))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#4 posted 07-07-2011 02:40 AM

Way to go, Bob. Dress ‘em up to sell! They look great!!!!!.............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 07-07-2011 03:28 AM

Bob, Look’in good!! You are getting better and better…. How long does the process take?

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#6 posted 07-07-2011 08:59 AM

Great Ben, I counted about 40 that could be done. A fairly long process with the piercing Chuck, as for hours I have no idea as I usuaslly have 3-4 going at the one time but it’s the enjoyment of the results that count for me and the dollar when they sell.

-- RIP Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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