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wood-turning by Edric Florence
Woodturnings: hollow-turned spalted cherry vase with ebony wood
Hollow -Turned Vase
Spalted Cherry with African Blackwood

Another one of my favorite children, this piece was created from a log that was given to me by a supporter and fan of my work. In generating this turning from a local Pennsylvania wild black cherry log - incorporating the heartwood as well as the sapwood - I was allowed to create a sweet and very thinly-turned hollow vessel. I normally strive for a wall thickness of around 1⁄8 of an inch - this vessel ended up with a wall thickness that was less than 1⁄16 of an inch, making it nearly translucent and weighing a mere eight ounces. To top off this delicate turning, I added a small insert of African Blackwood, giving the finished product a unique and exotic appeal.

Dimensions: 7" x 6"

Weight: 8 oz.

Status: Sold
Item Number: 119

photography by Peter Shefler Clearstory StudiosPhotography by Peter Shefler   © 2002  Clearstory Studios

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