Dave Plays with Wood Turning #2: Honey Dipper/Potato Masher

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Blog entry by Dave Rutan posted 12-21-2014 01:50 AM 1904 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Fooling around this evening, I cut off a length of maple that the road crew lopped off our curbside tree a few years ago and put it on my turning set up. Having recently watched a few videos on the ‘This Woodwork’ channel, nee ‘The Teen Woodworker’, I decided to try making a honey dipper. It’s still a little rough. When I showed my wife she said it was huge. Oh well. It was just an experiment anyway.

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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#1 posted 12-21-2014 01:52 AM

Pretty good Dave, from the drill powered lathe I presume. Nice work.

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#2 posted 12-21-2014 02:46 AM

Pretty good Dave, from the drill powered lathe I presume. Nice work.

- Oldtool

It’s the only ‘lathe’ I’ve got. I did treat myself to some cheap Chinese turning chisels though. Like I said, just playing. Jack Houweling turned a new multi-bit screwdriver handle on his, so that at least is possible.

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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