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Fireworks Vessel
Tom Gall

Fireworks Vessel

(2015) Spalted Maple Vessel - 5⅛”Ø x 5¼”h.

After turning I thought the spalting and color wasn’t very attractive (actually ugly) - so I decided to cover it up with some pyrography and Gilders Paste (3 colors + gold). Learned a few things on this one….like what not to do.
Tom I like the piece. I think you did a great job and like the shape. However I think the burns around the base take away from the flow.
@William Rogers
Thanks for your thoughts... appreciate it. Are you referring to the "dots" on the foot (if so, I thought it tied together with the stippling on the vessel) or the burn line between the vessel and foot? As stated I learned a few things on this one. I didn't plan on the foot - but I hollowed too deeply and wanted to continue the line on the form. I felt the base would have been a little too small for stability so I turned the tenon into a foot. Thanks again for your comment.
Lol, I love the dots at the foot Tom, the line between the foot and main vessel as well. I think they tie the vessel together. Your fireworks look great! Differing opinions, I love this stuff!!

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