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Blog entry by Grumpy posted 08-19-2013 12:08 AM 1706 reads 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This turner not only knows his trade but is very quick about it.
Too bad about the amount of waste but not much choice there.
I like the use of the chainsaw.

http://www.youtube.com/embed/LgsDWb0orSQ?rel=0&hd=1&egm=0&modestbranding=0&theme=light&autohide=1&iv_load_policy=3&cc_load_policy=0&showinfo=0&showsearch=0

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python



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Eric in Florida.

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#1 posted 08-19-2013 12:29 AM

That is some serious turning !
I wonder how it held up to drying?
That chainsaw part was cool !

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gfadvm

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#2 posted 08-19-2013 12:41 AM

Wow!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 08-19-2013 12:43 AM

Thanks, Tony. I have often wanted to make a lampshade and this just inspired me. That is one strong dude to hoist up that big log. I may have to do that for lamp I have had laying around needing a shade! I wonder if you have to wrap something around it until it drys to hold the round shape??

thanks again, jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Grumpy

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#4 posted 08-19-2013 02:04 AM

With a bit of luck he may be a Lumberjock and come up with some answers.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#5 posted 08-19-2013 02:26 AM

Grumpy:

Looks like a tool to make kindling for your fireplace.

But a cool looking lamp shade.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#6 posted 08-20-2013 11:50 AM

Ummmmmm…. Wow!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#7 posted 08-21-2013 01:12 PM

Very cool video.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#8 posted 08-21-2013 01:30 PM

wow! that was a nice project.

a stout guy lifting this log in a manner that seems so ‘easy’.

that said though, I think this is one of those cases where using a solid blank may not be the best economical choice- veneer might be more like it – but then again, sometimes it’s not only about economics. pretty cool though

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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