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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2007

    cherry vase

    This cherry vase is 6 wide and 7'' tall . Antique oil finish. Gotta love cherry wood. Comments welcome.

    865 miles southeast of Steve Schlumpf.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2005
    wow..i like that one,Mike and yes, gotta love cherry
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Goodland, Kansas
    Mike that is beautiful. Love the cherry.

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  4. #4
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    SE PA - Central Bucks County
    Mike, I like this piece, although I would like it better if the curve from the shoulder to your chosen base diameter was more consistent. In the current form, the side of the piece tends close to "flat" and then makes a bee-line for the base with a quick turn. It makes the piece feel heavier and a little less graceful. Oh, the particular cherry you chose for this is wonderful!
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    Mike, I love this form. Very delicate and elegant. Gorgeous wood too!
    1,372 miles south of Steve Schlumpf, 525 miles west of that Burns fellow.

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  6. #6
    Mike - great photos! Really like the form and the size of the foot vs size of opening. Beautiful wood and love the soft finish. Very nice work!

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  7. #7
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Roanoke Virginia
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    very nice vase Mike I like the cherry too.

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    and only 958 miles SE of Steve Schlumpf

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Marquette Heights, Illinois
    Interesting design, good finish, and well done!

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  9. #9
    I love your finish. I see you used antique oil to finish it, but what is your process. How many coats? Sand in between coats? Is it necessary to buff?
    Thanks for any help in advance

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Mason Michigan

    I like everything about it!
    A few hours south of Steve Schlumpf

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