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Project by trifern posted 02-29-2012 10:47 PM 3249 views 4 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maple hollow form vessel finished with black, red, and yellow aniline dyes. All comments and critiques are welcomed and appreciated.

You can view my blog on coloring here:

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

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#1 posted 02-29-2012 10:52 PM

I love the finish. It looks like you could dive into it. Beautiful work.

-- Rory // Milwaukee, WI

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#2 posted 02-29-2012 10:57 PM

That’s beautiful, and the finish looks like it is encased in glass, very good work.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#3 posted 02-29-2012 11:15 PM

Another Beauty !

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#4 posted 02-29-2012 11:32 PM


-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#5 posted 03-01-2012 12:11 AM

I could shave with that reflection….............. WHOAAAAA!! did I say that… what a beaut!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#6 posted 03-01-2012 02:20 AM

Beautiful Joe, I’ve begun doing enough hollow form turning to really appreciate what you do with a basic form and execute such a beautiful finish. Kudos. Your work is just plain beautiful.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#7 posted 03-01-2012 03:35 AM

I really love your finishes! Your blog is great! I’d kill to actually put a finish on something with you to watch you do it! haha

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#9 posted 03-01-2012 05:12 AM

Very lovely!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#10 posted 03-01-2012 05:26 AM

Love your finishes, thanks for posting!

-- I never finish anyth

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#11 posted 03-01-2012 09:03 AM

Some folks have all the skills. Excellent vase. I drool.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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#12 posted 03-01-2012 12:20 PM

It’s a beautiful piece of work. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#13 posted 03-01-2012 03:59 PM

Thanks for all the feedback. I appreciate them all.

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

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#14 posted 03-01-2012 05:38 PM

Thank you Trifern, I have been a long time admirer of your work and recently used your technique on a project. The result was pretty good for a first time. I am working on a few more samples and will post them when they are finished. Won’t be nearly as nice as yours but I am going for the “A” for effort award. When I take people to this site I always go right to your page, never fails to get lots of ooohs and aahhhs.
Thanks again for the great work you are truly inspiring!

-- "aim small miss small" m g breedlove

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#15 posted 03-01-2012 08:22 PM

WOW, that is a stunning piece of art, trifern ! You are very lucky to have such a fine block of tiger maple for it! I love working with TM, but they’re getting harder and harder to find. I’m almost out of stock on TM!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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