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Project by jollygreengiant posted 10-19-2014 08:02 PM 2255 views 13 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The starship Enterprise in Beech. I wimped out and chose the original from the TV series Star Trek as all the parts are circular or cylindrical so was easy to turn.

-- If at first you do succeed try not to look surprised





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xraydav

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#1 posted 10-19-2014 08:55 PM

I LOVE IT!!!! so would Kirk, Spoke, McCoy, Sulu and Oheara !

-- David, Norwood Mass, xraydav@aol.com

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KnotCurser

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#2 posted 10-19-2014 09:51 PM

Fantastic build – this is spot on accurate.

Cheers!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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tinnman65

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#3 posted 10-19-2014 10:42 PM

Great job from a fellow “Treky”

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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JJohnston

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#4 posted 10-19-2014 11:35 PM

Don’t call it wimping out – remember what Scotty said in the Next Gen ep “Relics”: “NCC one seven oh one. No bloody A, B, C or D.”

-- "A man may conduct himself well in both adversity and good fortune, but if you want to test his character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln

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#5 posted 10-19-2014 11:42 PM

Very nice!

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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woodbutcherbynight

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#6 posted 10-20-2014 12:13 AM

nice

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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Von

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#7 posted 10-20-2014 12:19 AM

Heh, kinda funny on the timing: I’ve been playing STO and my newest character just got their “legacy” styled ship. (aka, the classic Enterprise)

Keep em coming!

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Woodbridge

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#8 posted 10-20-2014 01:01 AM

That is very cool. Its a great turning project.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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CFrye

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#9 posted 10-20-2014 02:47 AM

If I show this to my son, he’d be begging for lathe time (or me to turn it for him)! Great job. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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BusterB

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#10 posted 10-20-2014 03:27 AM

The nerd in me loves this….nice job.

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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thedude50

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#11 posted 10-20-2014 05:37 AM

awesome

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Rick M

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#12 posted 10-20-2014 06:19 AM

Super cool! I’ve been wanting to do this since I got a lathe.

-- http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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rossinator

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#13 posted 10-20-2014 10:00 AM

Looks great. Live long and prosper.

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toyguy

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#14 posted 10-20-2014 01:20 PM

Nice…kind of going where no one else has gone.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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drnic

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#15 posted 10-20-2014 03:58 PM

Sweet! I grew up with the original series and would have killed for a model like this to play with…no merchandising back then. As it was, I had to use square Lego pieces to build it in 1967! I have made a lot of rockets and some Star Trek/Star Wars toys for my boys over the years, but yours is great.

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