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    Walnut vase

    Endgrain Walnut vase with a little spalting in the sapwood. 7 1/2" diameter by 12 1/2" tall, buffed Antique Oil finish.





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    Amazing contrast Travis!

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    Wow I like this one Travis. The contrasting wood makes it just stand out. Beautiful.
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    Yep, that is a beaut!

    The contrasting wood and the shape of the vase make it appear to be a shape it is not, neat optical illusion for sure!
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    Travis,
    I love the colors it draws your eyes right to it.

    P.S. I don't think your human you get the best looking finishes

    Chuck

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    Very nice pieces Travis !! Great finish as usual !

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    That's not fair, you get all the great wood Really nice, I like everything about this one. Size, wood, shape and finish. I'll say it again, Really nice.
    Randy,

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    Bingo! Travis nails another one. Ya know, every once in a while you should post pics of an ugly one, just so the rest of us don't feel so bad.
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    Beautiful, Travis, Just beautiful!!

    Nancy (68 days)
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    Thanks everyone. Randy, I had to drive all the way to Indiana for this Walnut.

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