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    Well this is different... it looks like there's...

    Well this is different... it looks like there's tool marks on the inside though or is that the lighting? I would imagine it would be very hard to sand in there while it was spinning.
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    Thanks again braintrust...I don't like this stand...

    Thanks again braintrust...I don't like this stand for this piece either so I'm hand carving one, I'll post this again when it's finished.
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    LOL Thanks Richard.. this piece had a big...

    LOL Thanks Richard.. this piece had a big response on most forums.
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    Thank you everyone for the very nice comments....

    Thank you everyone for the very nice comments. More Carving, Inlay and Intarsia in my new pieces yet to come... Three in the works now.
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    Of course I did the knot myself....It was hand...

    Of course I did the knot myself....It was hand drawn and hand carved with knifes and only the use of a small drill to make a 1/8" hole at each opening to make the carving a bit easier. I used these...
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    "Celtic Pride"

    Hello once again everyone here's my latest piece

    "Celtic Pride" It's Teak with a hand cut Mahogany inlay turned, then a hand carved Celtic Knot rim (Both Sides) and burned inside edges for...
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    Thank you Hughie... This was still a challenge...

    Thank you Hughie... This was still a challenge the toughest thing to date I've hollowed, cutting it w/ out shattering the open air parts when you transfer from them to solid and back again.
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    Thank you very much brainstrust.... Yes it was...

    Thank you very much brainstrust.... Yes it was very hard to get good photos because of the size and gloss finish here are a few more shots from different angles and the open air sphere glue up and it...
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    Shifting Meridian

    Hello everyone Here is my latest piece,
    " Shifting Meridian"
    stands 22 inches tall and is 9 inches at it's widest point. It is made from Walnut with cherry strips and it has a lacquer finish. The...
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    Really nice piece I like how you were able to use...

    Really nice piece I like how you were able to use the void as a feature.
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    Silver Maple Vase

    Here's a little bit different piece from me, I don't do much green turning but came into some silver maple this past winter. This piece was turned and dried then returned after that I added I a...
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    Artful bodger there was a few hours in this one,...

    Artful bodger there was a few hours in this one, Canavan thank you for your kind words.
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    Jacoby Rendition

    Hello everyone! Being an artisan I'm usually juggling several projects in my mind at any given time, at this time seven. I tend to do most of my creating in my mind as I fall to sleep. Recently I...
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    Brainstrust..... This was the next step from one...

    Brainstrust..... This was the next step from one of my pieces I did last year in fact I may go back and add more carving to it and a lid...photo shown here.
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    Teak Trinket Box

    Hello once again everyone I haven't posted anything here for a few months. I continue to expand my work with carving, I have several other pieces in the works and I just put the Lacquer finish on...
  16. Thread: Kokopelli

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    There are any stories extant about the origen and...

    There are any stories extant about the origen and sybiology of Kokopelli.
    This is one.
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    Kokopelli has been revered since at least the time of the Hohokam, Yuman, and Ancestral Pueblo peoples....
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    Thank you Hughie, Grey Mountain sent photos to...

    Thank you Hughie, Grey Mountain sent photos to his friend a native american artist and then he bought the piece from me, I'm very honored to say the least.
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    Thank you everyone for all the likes and very...

    Thank you everyone for all the likes and very nice comments.
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    (https://www.thewows.com/profileview.aspx?r=7e714d...

    Sold this piece today to a Native American (Comanche) he is going to replace the feathers w/ Eagle Feathers He can legally do this because of his heritage. I'm very humbled that it sold to a Native...
  20. Thread: Kokopelli

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    Kokopelli

    "Kokopelli"

    This was a fun project I started last fall just finished putting the final touches on it. White Oak, scorched, pyro, wood dye, Acrylic paint, Leather, beads and Feathers.12" x 21"...
  21. Thread: Blue Flame

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    Thank you Christos.

    Thank you Christos.
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    Thanks once again brainstrust... I think you can...

    Thanks once again brainstrust... I think you can get this quality I think it's the sanding I sand till i think I have it, then sand it two more times the same amount before finishing and during...
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    Thank you dal I'll be using color on more pieces...

    Thank you dal I'll be using color on more pieces I may try that on one in the future.
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    Thank you Very much Alan.

    Thank you Very much Alan.
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    I'm working on getting all my pieces in a gallery...

    I'm working on getting all my pieces in a gallery thank you for the vote of confidence. :U
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    Blue Flame

    "Blue Flame" This box is made from Sapele The lid is Quarter sawn Sapele and Curly maple 8" D 6.5" tall. The flames are hand carved and colored w/ Deco Art Acrylics
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    Thank you braintrust..... I just carve away each...

    Thank you braintrust..... I just carve away each night in my chair taking my time.
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    Tri Helix Grail

    Hello once again everyone Here's is my latest piece thought I would put a twist on things. This piece is Sapele turned and carved the finish is lacquer, it stands 14" and is 3.5 at the widest point....
  29. Thread: Sea Breeze

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    Thank you Redbeard

    Thank you Redbeard
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    Sea Breeze

    Hello everyone I continue to add carving to my work and play with color, This is "Sea Breeze" a 7" D Cherry Bowl with a Teak Starfish Base.The coloring is DecoArt Metallics Acrylic applied w/ an...
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    Thank you very much Hardenfast!

    Thank you very much Hardenfast!
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    I think your asking how was this done? I can post...

    I think your asking how was this done? I can post a few in progress photos to help w/ that. It was turned both the base and the platter, then a good deal of carving was done after words, some photos.
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    Woodturners Unlimited It's my honor to be able...

    Woodturners Unlimited
    It's my honor to be able to pick the next Turning of the Week. This was much harder than I thought it would be, with all the extremely talented tuners in this group. After a...
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    Thank you Chief Tiff I've made a new post w/ the...

    Thank you Chief Tiff I've made a new post w/ the completed piece ​"Poseidon's Platter Too" here's a linky ....https://www.woodworkforums.com/f8/poseidons-platter-225667
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    Thank you very much Rob.

    Thank you very much Rob.
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    Poseidon's Platter Too

    "Poseidon's Platter Too"
    it's 14 1/2" D X 9 1/2" tall. The center is White Oak the Scalloped edge is segmented Walnut, the Dolphins are also Walnut. This piece needed a base so here's what I came...
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    Thank you very much Hardenfast!

    Thank you very much Hardenfast!
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    Thanks for the likes everyone and thank you...

    Thanks for the likes everyone and thank you Hughie & Brainstrust for your comments; I'm now working on a base for this piece to show the scalloped carving better.
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    Thank you very much cava, Dalboand Bruceward I...

    Thank you very much cava, Dalboand Bruceward I used a drill bit.
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    Poseidon's Platter

    Hello everyone this is my latest piece, "Poseidon's Platter"
    it's 14 1/2" D X 4" tall. The center is White Oak the Scalloped edge is segmented Walnut, the Dolphins are also Walnut w/ some sap wood...
  41. Thread: Sun Time

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    Thank you Kidbee Yes Turned then the sun rays...

    Thank you Kidbee Yes Turned then the sun rays carved then back on the lathe and the center ring was inset, it's Curly Maple dyed Black; the clock is inset as well. After that the piece was turned...
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    Thank you Willy....I seem to get that kind of...

    Thank you Willy....I seem to get that kind of response. not usually on this site though I thought folks would have really liked this one as well....go figure.
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    Sun Time

    My latest piece "Sun Time"
    11" D x 2" Thick, hand carved
    1/4 sawn Sapele
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    "Sunset"

    My latest piece "Sunset" 6 1/2" x 8 1/2" Curly Maple & Sapele
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    Thank you smiife and brainstrust :wink:

    Thank you smiife and brainstrust :wink:
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    Calabash Box

    My latest work Calabash Box 9.5" x 4.5" pommele sapele
    Lacquer finish C&C welcome.
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    Thank you guys I've had mixed reviews on the...

    Thank you guys I've had mixed reviews on the embellishment.
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    the "Little bowl" was chosen for the cover on...

    the "Little bowl" was chosen for the cover on World of Woodturners cover of the day.
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    Thank you sort off what I was going for. Bruce

    Thank you sort off what I was going for.

    Bruce
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    Thank you brainstrust I've had mixed reviews on...

    Thank you brainstrust I've had mixed reviews on this not many comment on this piece; I have a similar idea w/ one species of timber and more carving.
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