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The hollow form was designed to have 6 panels around with alternate panels wire brushed, hard to see in this picture. The remaining panels were not textured. Additionally, there are two textured rings just below the neck and at the base of the piece just above the foot. The natural Maple color was darkened considerably by the Waterlox finish and final wax buffing. The finished size is 6 X 6 inches.
James, Thank you for the nice compliment on the turning. I was worried about not being able to see the wire brushing and glad that it does show up in the photo enlarged.
Peter, Thanks for liking the form and texturing. It is appreciated of course.
Hal, I would have had I been active of sorts. Have been redirecting my efforts to putting the shop back together and organizing and have not been turning too much. I wish that I would have entered it after your comment. It was just at the cutoff size. Too bad, however I don't think that it would have surpassed those selected anyway.
Thanks for all of the nice comments. They were appreciated I assure you.