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Project by Ryan Collins posted 11-30-2008 07:46 PM 1070 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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First thing I’ve ever turned on a lathe. It was fun but very challenging.

- Solid Ash
- Poplar Base
- Poly Finish

-- "Measure twice, cut once." - Norm Abram

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#1 posted 12-01-2008 12:52 AM

looks great—-what was the challenging part ryan??? I just started turning with pens and bottle stoppers and really enjoying…so I am currious what aspects caused challenges…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#2 posted 12-01-2008 01:52 AM

Great first turning! I like that you incorporated the square base.

You wouldn’t want see my first…second…or third turnings, they all ended up as firewood :)

-- David / Durham, NC

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