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Thread: Pictures of latest four pieces

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Central Illinois

    Pictures of latest four pieces

    Been a while since I posted pictures. Been working on improving them for showing online and to use for juried shows.

    Let me know what you think of the pieces and the photos (Photos are not perfect, but a whole lot better than before.)

    Click image for larger version. 

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    Aeromatic Cedar, Ambrosia Maple, Curly Maple, Walnut

    Thanks, Bruce
    Bruce Shiverdecker - Retired Starving Artist ( No longer a Part timer at Woodcraft, Peoria, Il.)

    "The great thing about turning is that all you have to do is remove what's not needed and you have something beautiful. Nature does the hard part!"

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Delton, Michigan
    well bruce i am no judge on photography but i like the cedar one and the walnut or dark one the best the form looks good to me on the walnut one :,thumb:
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Bruce, I like them all but tend to agree with Larry's comments.

    Nice Job


  4. #4
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    bethel springs TN, but was born and raised in north east PA
    Bruce as i like different i guess i'd have to go with the secound one though there all great.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Nice work, Bruce. The maple sure has some pretty curl to it, and I'll bet the cedar made your shop smell good for a while.

    Photo-wise, I agree they look better than I've seen from you in the past. They all four still look a little light on my monitors, though. I would try reducing the exposure (or setting the exposure compensation to a lower number) and see if that helps darken them a bit and improves the contrast. Or, if you're using photo editing software, you can reduce the brightness a little and also bump up the contrast just a smidge.
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  6. #6
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Tellico Plains, Tennessee
    Nice pieces, but I think I like the form of the Walnut piece best... makes me wish I had some more walnut to work with...
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  7. #7
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Reno, Nv
    Really nice stuff Bruce. I've wanted to do a horn shape for a while now and yours is a great example.
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  8. #8
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    Oct 2008
    Kea'au Hawaii. Just down the road from Hilo town!
    Great work Bruce, I like them all but the form and color of the walnut really stands out

    What goes around, comes around.

  9. #9
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    Jul 2007
    Des Moines, IA
    I like the first and the last one. They are all nice pieces though. Keep up the nice work.

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Cornwall, England
    Put me down for the walnut. If you lived closer I'd swap some spalted beech for a piece off that. I also like this shape. People keep telling me it's not a practical shape for a bowl but I think it looks great


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