Jurassic Pod II

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Project by trifern posted 04-25-2012 10:16 PM 3486 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was originally posted a couple of month’s ago. I received notification today that this piece was selected by the American Association of Woodturners to be included in their upcoming exhibition “A Walk in the Woods.” It will open June 7th in San Jose, California. I am honored to be 1 of 27 artists selected from around the world.

Jurassic Pod II is created using the lost wood process. Lightweight was the wood I lost from this form. It started as 3 pieces of timber laminated together. I then turned a hollow form vessel. The vessel is broken apart at the glue joints. This piece is the result of laminating the two outer parts back together. The piece is then carved, dyed, and finished. It measures approximately 6.75” x 5” x 3.75”.

All comments and critques are welcomed and appreciated.

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

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#1 posted 04-25-2012 10:20 PM

Congrats! I think your work fits into that lofty category of world class. Thanks for sharing it with us here.

-- Mel,

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#2 posted 04-25-2012 10:21 PM

nice piece of art good luck whith the exhibition


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#3 posted 04-25-2012 10:36 PM

May I add my sincere congratulations as well…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#4 posted 04-25-2012 11:32 PM

Congratulations – this is well deserved recognition of your work.

-- Stuart

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#5 posted 04-26-2012 02:31 AM

Congratulations, this couldn’t happen to a finer craftsman!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#6 posted 04-26-2012 02:34 AM

Congratulations, Trifern. A well deserved honor!!

-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo

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#7 posted 04-26-2012 02:46 AM

I LOVE it! Congratulations!

-- "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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#8 posted 04-26-2012 03:21 AM

I’m staring again. In awe, absolutely love it.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#9 posted 04-26-2012 03:33 AM

Congratulations on your selection as one of the artests. This piece should serve you well.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#10 posted 04-26-2012 06:21 AM

What a well deserved recognition. Well done, and congratulations.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#11 posted 04-26-2012 09:39 AM

Joe, Congratulations!! I can imagine what this level of recognition can mean for you. You continue to inspire the rest of us.

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

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#12 posted 04-26-2012 09:59 AM

Congrat’s Joe, I was at our guild last night & one of our members Dick Vietch was also selected for the same exhibition, quite an honour well done

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

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#13 posted 04-26-2012 10:43 AM

Well done!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#14 posted 04-26-2012 12:13 PM

congrats hope this peice serves you well

-- george Nl,Canada

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#15 posted 04-26-2012 01:05 PM


Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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