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An Apple in Redwood, with a Mahogany Stalk

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Project by TannerTurnings posted 08-31-2014 08:19 PM 829 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been turning for just over 3 months now, and thought it was about time I tried an Apple! The Apple itself is an some kind of Redwood (if anyone can shed more light on the exact type of Redwood this is, it would be much appriciated) and the stalk is from a piece of Mahogany that was in my “Scraps Bin”. The Redwood was “rescued” from a firey end by a friend, and it had previously been used as a “barer” for a shipment of lumber.

-- Keith, Norfolk England. Why Burn it when you can Turn it??!!





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 09-01-2014 02:33 AM

Nice apple turning!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 09-01-2014 02:57 AM

Tasty looking.Well done.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Thewoodman2000

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#3 posted 09-02-2014 12:18 PM

Mighty fine apple you have made. I haven’t given this one a try yet.

Now bake a pie and put some ice cream on it.

-- (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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Surfside

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#4 posted 09-03-2014 09:19 PM

It looks like real. Nice job on that.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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Surfside

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#5 posted 09-03-2014 09:19 PM

It looks like real. Nice job on that.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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TannerTurnings

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#6 posted 09-03-2014 09:27 PM

Thanks for the kind comments folks! I will probably be making a few more of these as people have been asking if I would sell it to them. I have quite a bit of wood the right size for making Apples, so guess what I’m making tomorrow….!! lol

-- Keith, Norfolk England. Why Burn it when you can Turn it??!!

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