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Offset Tamboti Goblet

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Project by Izzy68 posted 08-24-2014 11:50 PM 647 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First attempt at off-center turning. Harrowing.

-- Jimmy, Los Angeles, Frustrated Artist Masquerading as a Money Manager/Financial Planner.





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Chris McDowell

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#1 posted 08-25-2014 12:21 AM

Whoa, very cool! Fantastic work!

-- Chris, http://www.youtube.com/CMRwoodworks , FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/cmrwoodworks1 , Proverbs 16:9

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Jim Jakosh

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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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LeTurbo

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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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nerdkraft

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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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Thewoodman2000

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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!

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James www.etsy.com/shop/ZionsWoodnCrafts

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Izzy68

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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!

-- Jimmy, Los Angeles, Frustrated Artist Masquerading as a Money Manager/Financial Planner.

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