Trying my hand at turning.

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Blog entry by SNSpencer posted 12-14-2009 11:55 PM 1028 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

OK, I got my mini lathe, tools and a bunch of pen turning supplies. Started turning this last weekend to pump out some pens for the people at the office. I laid out my selection of wood and acrylic blanks on my desk and everyone chose their favorite. Of course, no one in the office knows what I am doing with them. Lets see how it goes since I am using this round to start the learning curve.

-- Jef Spencer - Refined Pallet -

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#1 posted 12-15-2009 12:15 AM

Good luck on your turning project. Post some photos of your work when completed.

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

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#2 posted 12-15-2009 12:47 AM

Have fun, I got a mini lathe last Christmas and started turning pens in Jan. Can be addicting and somewhat costly. looking forward to seeing your work.

-- Dave from "The Sawdust Shed"

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#3 posted 12-15-2009 04:04 AM

good luck fellow turner…

-- Cosmicturner

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#4 posted 12-15-2009 05:08 AM

Great! Be sure and put up some photos.

-- ---call me---- Mark

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#5 posted 12-15-2009 08:08 AM

Looking forward to lots of posts.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#6 posted 12-15-2009 12:31 PM

best of luck and remeber CA solves everything ;)

-- thats not a mistake... i ment that

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#7 posted 12-15-2009 02:14 PM

Good luck. We’ll be watching for some finished pens.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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