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Allan Ferguson
02-25-2011, 10:47 AM
HF 2 pieces bottom turned outside and inside then flat glued in plane . out side completed,, hole opened and inside hollowed. WOP, 5 1/2" diameter. Trying to improve shape and finale over prior work. C184116184117184118omments welcome.

Harry Robinette
02-25-2011, 8:27 PM
Looks pretty good,like the shape of the form and the top sets very nicely,the finale is something that takes awhile keep working on it and you'll get it thinner with every one.Keep up the nice work.
Harry

Baxter Smith
02-25-2011, 8:46 PM
Nice curves with a smooth finish. Like the wood combo too! Each one will get better and easier!

Dennis Ford
02-25-2011, 8:47 PM
The vessel form looks good. Since the lid is attached to the finial; you needed some strength in the finial to allow its use as a knob. My suggestion would be to put the lid into a recess and blend its shape into the vessel form on a future HF. This one is a keeper as is.

Bernie Weishapl
02-25-2011, 10:36 PM
Really nice looking piece. Wood combo looks good.

Josh Bowman
02-25-2011, 10:43 PM
Great job!

David E Keller
02-25-2011, 11:00 PM
Nice job, Allan. You're definitely making some strides. I'm looking forward to your next one.

Steve Schlumpf
02-26-2011, 12:46 AM
Really like the wood combination - works well! I agree with Dennis - an area to experiment with would be the fit and curve of the lid. Have fun with it!

John Keeton
02-26-2011, 8:50 AM
Allan, the wood combo is great! I did some small tool handles for another creeker using mahogany and curly maple, finished with BLO and shellac. Very warm and appealing.

You have received some good suggestions on the lid/finial - practice, practice, practice!