Shop Orchid Care OrchidTalk Orchid Forum Weather Station Links Nursery

Welcome to OrchidTalk Orchid Forums


The Friendliest Orchid Community on the Internet!


  •  » Learn to Repot your Orchids
  •  » Learn Orchid Care Tips and Secrets
  •  » Find the perfect Orchid for your Growing Environment
  •  » Chat with Orchid Growing Professionals

OrchidTalk - "Bringing People Together to Grow Orchids Better!"


Let us help you grow your Orchids better; Join our community today.


YES! I want to register an account for free right now!


Register or Login now to remove this advertisement.

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 11

Orchid Wall Pockets

This is a discussion on Orchid Wall Pockets within the A Kodak Moment: not necessarily plants... forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I wanted to make some of my pottery work for a change so I thought ...

Click here to increase the font size Click here to reduce the font size
  1. #1
    Molly Taco's Avatar
    Molly Taco is offline Re-member WHAT ??
    Real Name
    Cin
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Catts
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    SW FL
    Posts
    4,740
    Member's Country Flag
    Recipes
    2

    Default Orchid Wall Pockets

    I wanted to make some of my pottery work for a change so I thought that wall pockets would be an idea. Showed them to our local orchid shop and he is interested. Just got these 2 out of the kiln and mounted a couple of seedlings in the double.
    What do yo think ?
    Cin
    Name:  Single Wall pocket.jpg
Views: 1085
Size:  180.9 KB

    Name:  Double Wall pocket.jpg
Views: 1330
Size:  161.1 KB

  2. #2
    margo's Avatar
    margo is offline Senior Member
    Real Name
    Margarita
    My Grow Area
    Outside 24/7.
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    ALL
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Gender
    Female
    Location
    Oakland Park, FL
    Posts
    2,815
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    WOW, Cin this is soooooo cool!!! You are so good!

  3. #3
    Becky15349's Avatar
    Becky15349 is offline Senior Member
    Real Name
    Rebecca Luce
    My Grow Area
    Windowsill
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Cattleya!!
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    1,790
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    Those are super cool and really, really beautiful!! Wow!!! I would totally buy one of those!!

  4. #4
    Molly Taco's Avatar
    Molly Taco is offline Re-member WHAT ??
    Real Name
    Cin
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Catts
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    SW FL
    Posts
    4,740
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Becky15349 View Post
    Those are super cool and really, really beautiful!! Wow!!! I would totally buy one of those!!
    If you are interested PM me and we can hash out the details.
    Cin

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    North Carolina
    Posts
    86

    Default

    that's a great idea! I really enjoy pottery and that is quite an ingenious use of it. thanks for sharing!

  6. #6
    Ron-NY is offline rothaholic
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Saratoga Co. New York
    Posts
    6,922

    Default

    nice...what type of clay are you using? Stoneware?...do you have a slab roller or did you hand roll? I could see myself using an unglazed version of that.

  7. #7
    Brutal_Dreamer's Avatar
    Brutal_Dreamer is offline Dreaming with my eyes open...
    Real Name
    Bruce Brown
    My Grow Area
    Greenhouse
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Cattleyas & Slippers
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    Arkansas
    Posts
    34,003
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    Cin, put them up on OrchidBids if you would like to sell them here in the forum. They are beautiful.

    Cheers,
    BD

  8. #8
    Lizgeo is offline Senior Member
    My Grow Area
    Outside 24/7.
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Houston, Texas
    Posts
    1,236

    Default

    That is beautiful, AND useful!

    Quote Originally Posted by Ron-NY View Post
    I could see myself using an unglazed version of that.
    I am thinking of the same thing

  9. #9
    walingwaling's Avatar
    walingwaling is offline Senior Member
    Real Name
    Ron
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Bulbophyllum, native orchids
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    Tacloban city, Leyte
    Posts
    6,064
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    oh wow,
    what a piece of art, just brilliant!
    you deserve some success with it.

  10. #10
    Molly Taco's Avatar
    Molly Taco is offline Re-member WHAT ??
    Real Name
    Cin
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Catts
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    SW FL
    Posts
    4,740
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    The inside is unglazed, the clay is stoneware fired to a cone 6
    Thanks for all the comments !!!!
    Cin

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Coryhopea Off The Wall
    By Brutal_Dreamer in forum Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM
    Replies: 29
    Last Post: May 12th, 2012, 10:59 AM
  2. Up the wall
    By Tednz in forum Semi Hydro / Lights / Greenhouses / Accessories
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: April 9th, 2009, 04:18 PM
  3. Paph London Wall 'Layfayette' AM/AOS
    By Ron-NY in forum Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: January 1st, 2008, 05:07 PM
  4. Croyhopea Off the Wall
    By Brutal_Dreamer in forum **NOT IN BLOOM** All Genera
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: September 24th, 2007, 09:37 PM
  5. P. equestris wall
    By Gin in forum Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, & Intergenerics IN BLOOM
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: August 14th, 2006, 01:18 PM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
OrchidTalk --An Orchid Growers Discussion Forum brought to you by River Valley Orchidworks. A World Community where orchid beginners and experts talk about orchids and share tips on their care, cultivation, and propagation.