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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 10-09-2010 03:22 AM 2135 reads 1 time favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Yeah, they’re bracelets. Using wood from my apple tree again. But more importantly, what do you wish you were?



-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers. http://www.WoodworkingForMereMortals.com



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Dark_Lightning

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#1 posted 10-09-2010 03:32 AM

...not a catfish, but that’s some pretty nice bracelet work! Who’s the model, your daughter? No matter, I saw some bracelets made by someone else on here and am going to make some for my wife. Drilling them on the drill press after turning isn’t something I’d thought of. I’d planned on running the woodworm screw into the end of the blank, and drilling in before parting off. Hmm different strokes for different folks, I guess.

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#2 posted 10-09-2010 04:08 AM

Way to go Steve! Nice bracelets and lathe work! Some times the best little things can be turned out of old firewood log!

-- Don't be at the airport when your ship comes in!

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#3 posted 10-09-2010 04:30 AM

I wish you and your’s all the best!

That was very cool and spontaneous. Magic in the wood…............

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#4 posted 10-09-2010 04:32 AM

KOOL!! Was the wood green? No cracks through the pith?

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 10-09-2010 04:32 AM

BTW, What size is the hole saw?

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#6 posted 10-09-2010 06:38 AM

Steve, I don’t post very often at all here, but I must say, that was a very entertaining video. Well done!

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#7 posted 10-09-2010 08:53 AM

Thank you for sharing the video. I have enjoyed watching all of your videos, both for the information and surprisingly the videography as well ;) I do pick up on something new from all that you post, ok I think there was the one on wood magazine which I don’t know what I got out of it, but I’ll let that one slide.

I look forward to seeing more.

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#8 posted 10-09-2010 08:54 AM

Cute. And the bracelet is nice too. ;)

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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#9 posted 10-09-2010 10:49 AM

You are more than just a Mere Mortal..that was Bl**dy great.

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

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#10 posted 10-09-2010 01:15 PM

This was a really fun and informative video! I have no experience with lathe work and I find it fascinating to watch. Thanks!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#11 posted 10-09-2010 01:49 PM

KEWL!

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#12 posted 10-09-2010 01:56 PM

That was great.

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#13 posted 10-09-2010 02:05 PM

That was very interesting and entertaining, Stevin. Thanks

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#14 posted 10-09-2010 03:20 PM

Fun! Entertaining! Enlightening! Intriguing!

Thanks for posting,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#15 posted 10-09-2010 03:32 PM

A great video Steve! Your new producer is doing a great job for you, you might need to increase his allowance.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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