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La truciolara
28th May 2007, 02:05 AM
Binh Pho (pronounce Bin Fo), a well know Vietnamese artist, was in l last week during which some of us where meeting to exchange experience and points of view.
Binh discovered wood turning some years ago and soon realized the limits of traditional woodturning. He kept turning long and thin vases (never thicker than 1 or Besides his art, Binh is a person with a very developed sense of humor. This allowed him to survive years of imprisonment and torture by the North Vietnamese prior to successfully escape to the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-comhttp://www.woodworkforums.com/ /><st1:country-region w:st=France</ST1http://www.woodworkforums.com/ /><st1:metricconverter w:st=1,5 mm</st1:metricconverter>) as he likes to cut part of the wood with a dentist drill. He paints with an air brush with a flabbergasting precision, and shades part of his work with a soldering machine with very fine blades.
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28th May 2007, 06:11 AM
http://www.woodturner.org/products/aw/covers/07_summer.jpg The Summer 2007 issue includes the following articles, features and columns:

Hunter & Pho Feted - Kevin Wallace reports on major exhibits at the Long Beach Museum of Art featuring the work of William Hunter and Binh Pho.

Here in the states he is highly regarded,
Binh Pho is a pioneer in the use of color in turning and deserves the recognition.
You can see his web offering at www.wondersofwood.net (http://www.wondersofwood.net)

28th May 2007, 09:19 AM

cedar n silky
28th May 2007, 10:03 AM
Thanks for posting that La truciolara:2tsup:
Really inspiring stuff.:)

28th May 2007, 12:34 PM
If you want to see Bihn Pho at work he will be at Turnfest 2008 at Koolralbyn Qld. Good stuff!