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Blog entry by Rustic posted 1425 days ago 723 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Yesterday I spent the day as an apprentice at Mike’s school of woodturning (jockMike2 for those who didn’t know). The last visit I had talked about making mallet. Well yesterday was that day. Mike, as always was very helpful. I originaly wanted to make it out of walnut, but the piece we found was extremely difficult to cut. So I opted for a piece of maple. Boy am I happy with the way it turned out.

I bow to the master LOL Justkidding Mike. And no I did not get into trouble.

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI



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lew

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#1 posted 1425 days ago

Rick,

How about a picture, so we ca all drool over your work!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Rustic

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#2 posted 1425 days ago

look in the projects just posted it

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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PurpLev

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#3 posted 1425 days ago

sounds like you boys had lots of fun. how’s Mike recovering?

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

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Rustic

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#4 posted 1425 days ago

just fine

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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degoose

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#5 posted 1424 days ago

Glad you are all having so much fun..And I drop by the mallet post.. it certainly looks like it could be used as a mallet… just jiving with ya… very smooth…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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