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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Harvey, Michigan

    Another Hollow Form

    Spalted white birch, #19 in the series, 9 diameter x 4 high, sanded to 400 grit, 4 coats of Minwax Gloss Wipe-On Poly. Will wait for a week or longer for the poly to dry before buffing.

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    As always, comments and critiques are appreciated!

    Thanks for looking!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    You're turning into a hollow form machine, Steve. This one looks sweet. Looks like you got the "dipped in glass" finishing process down.
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  3. #3
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    Apr 2007
    Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
    Another beauty, Steve. Lookin' good.

  4. #4
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    Jul 2007
    DSM, IA
    Steve, great form, great piece of wood and great photos....Well Done
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  5. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Goodland, Kansas
    Beauty Steve.
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  6. #6
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Very, very nice Steve.

    I like them very much, and how the spalted area shows, and enhances the whole shape.

    My criticism ( if any) is more a matter of taste than any other thing, I'm a bit disturbed by the fact that the top half is more flat than the bottom half, and as I like very flat bowls and jars I would rather prefer to have the bottom half more similar or symmetric to the top one.

    But of course that is me not you!
    Best regards,

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  7. #7
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Mason Michigan
    Another great one Steve!

    You must be filling up the house by now!
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  8. #8
    Very nice Steve! You seem to have an endless supply of choice blanks to play with! Barry

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Decatur, Illinois
    steve, great form and finish. that's tough work to get the mouth that small with a quick transition to the largest diameter...congrats. did you use the monster articulated system for that?
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  10. #10
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    south florida
    wow... great work... just joined forum and saw this...

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