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First attempt at off-center turning. Harrowing.
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#1 posted 08-25-2014 12:21 AM
Whoa, very cool! Fantastic work!
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#2 posted 08-25-2014 02:00 AM
Very nice turning!! do you have a photo of the off center set up in the lathe?
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#3 posted 08-25-2014 06:56 PM
Tamboti, Mopani … jeepers, I never thought I’d hear anyone in LA use those woods! They’re quite local to Southern Africa really. Nice result, very interesting.
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#4 posted 08-25-2014 07:59 PM
Nice work!I love off-center turning. I hate off-center sanding though. That’s the scary stuff for me.
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#5 posted 08-26-2014 12:48 PM
Start your engines! That is a great crank.Good show on this one!
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#6 posted 08-26-2014 02:33 PM
Jim, I don’t have a photo, but I used the Robert Sorby Eccentric Chuck.
Turbo: I have a thing for woods exotic to LA… sometimes they show up as ornamental trees, but most of the time I have to source them elsewhere.
nerd: you’re absolutely correct about that. My knuckles are still recovering. I kept thinking that I must be doing something wrong.
Thanks woodman and cliff!
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