This is a recently completed piece made form curly ambrosia maple. As the title says, I have many to thank for their influence and assistance with it. Thanks to Andy DiPietro for influencing the shape. I tried to give it the tall, smooth curve he is so well known for. Thanks also to Jennifer Shirley for getting me to think about and plan some embellishment with a pyro pen. Most of the thanks, however, go to George Guadiane for letting me go to his shop and try out the Monster articulated hollowing system. He also very generously donated the beautiful piece of wood to use as a practice piece.
It's about 7" tall and a little over 3" at the widest. Finished with 2 coats of Bush oil wet sanded in and then buffed with a final coat of LV microcrystaline wax.
All comments and critiques are welcomed and encouraged
So, thanks to all who provided input in whatever form it came in. Most of all, thanks to George for the wood and tools and shop time-and for being a good friend.