an incredible piece of carribian rosewood ringmaster done "not turned"

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an incredible piece of carribian rosewood..look at the grain pattern I created..thanks for looking!

-- marshall peterson, north carolina

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#1 posted 09-27-2014 03:00 AM

This one is tops Peter, great wood and you have certainly done it justice. I always wonder why great projects like these don’t get a “daily top 3” when some ordinary one do. Just my thinking.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#2 posted 09-27-2014 04:03 AM

Wow Peter that is really nice. I have gotten the bowl making down pretty good on the RM, and now I start on the vases…but I sure have a long way to get to your level…thanks for sharing

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#3 posted 09-27-2014 10:02 AM

that is a beauty!!!!

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#4 posted 09-27-2014 10:48 AM

That is a beauty, and it certainly doesn’t have that traditional Ringmaster look. The grain patterns make it jump out at you I’ll have to agree with Bob Collins, definitely top material——- ?Now if you laid a 2”X4” next to it, would that improve it’s chances?? Just couldn’t resist throwing that in there, sometimes the Devil works overtime at my house. Hope that my buddy Tony is reading this.

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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#5 posted 09-27-2014 01:06 PM

That is gorgeous, Peter!!!!!!!!!!!!!. I love the color and grain in that wood!!.........Jim

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

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#6 posted 09-27-2014 01:21 PM

Peter, This is a really beautiful Caribbean rosewood ringmaster turning. I love the wood tone and the grain pattern. Even the photography deserves some notice. The piece pops right out at you like it’s 3-D. Excellent work! Well done!

I know there is a “Daily Top 3” badge out there just waiting for a project that deserves it. Well if this don’t get it maybe they ran out of them. If they did run out they should take back the “daily top 3” badge on that hunk old 2 X 4 that was posted a while ago and put it here on this project, this one deserves it.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#7 posted 09-27-2014 03:36 PM

Simply outstanding both in form and color.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#8 posted 09-27-2014 03:40 PM

Absolutely beautiful!!!

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#9 posted 09-27-2014 06:20 PM

Wonderful grain matching. Nice job!

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#10 posted 09-27-2014 09:24 PM

Beautiful, well done.

-- Troy. - Measure twice, cut once and fill the gaps....

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#11 posted 09-28-2014 12:01 AM

I don’t have a lathe so I need to look into that Ringmaster thingy as this piece is absolutely beautiful!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#12 posted 09-28-2014 02:52 AM

Congrats. Peter, a well deserved “daily top 3”. Good to see others agree with me about what is awarded the badge of encouragement. Could someone now explain how it can be the “Daily top 3” when some days at least 10 or more badges are handed out on that date.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#13 posted 09-28-2014 09:08 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful project. This is the first time I saw a Ringmaster. I did some research in connection with the machine and was impressed with its operation.

LJ is a very informative website for all who are interested in woodworking.

-- Jan, Free State Province, South Africa

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