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I. H. Hart...Maker of things, fixer of stuff. #4: SUCCSESS FINALLY!!!!

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Blog entry by IsaacH posted 09-16-2012 12:11 PM 773 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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Rushing home from work, rushing through dinner, rushing all the kids to my parents house, and my wife going to a friends house for a ladies night…..the stage was set….

I entered my shop about 8:00, knowing with a 4:00am wake uu that my time was limited. I started on the cherry I had started Friday, but it popped out of the 1/2 chuck that was holding it….guess that wont work after all. :-S. I took my little electric chainsaw and trimmed up a piece of the sassafras. The heartwood was rotting, so I decided to turn the whole log on edge. Im happy with the results. Not the best Ive ever done, but definite symbolic signifigance. This is the first bowl I have made since moving to my current house, first bowl since my son was born, first bowl since my big career change….I am BACK!!!!!

I did realize that I need to get my lighting up to snuff….and I need to retune alot of my old tools. I also need to work on the general organization of my turning area. I will be posting pics of the shop soon. This one piece should be the crack in the dyke wall. Hopefully the work will start pouring out as it once did!

-- Isaac- Decatur, GA - "Your woodworking....NOT machining parts for NASA!!!"



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#1 posted 10-16-2012 05:02 AM

Sounds like you’re back in action in the shop! An interesting bowl.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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