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Elegant Scoops

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Project by ratchet posted 03-10-2015 02:50 PM 1181 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A series of Elegant Scoops as documented in a tutorial by Mike Peace. Unusual and alot of fun to turn.
Woods used: Maple, Padauk, Walnut, Monkeypod, Mahogany. Friction polish and Beall system for finishes.





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woodcox

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#1 posted 03-10-2015 05:14 PM

Nice work! Is the ring rim on the medium scoop a contrast wood or did you burnish it for the effect? I like that detail.

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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#2 posted 03-10-2015 06:40 PM

really nice work with neat contrasts

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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ratchet

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#3 posted 03-10-2015 07:30 PM

Woodcox, Thanks. Yes, its burnished.

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#4 posted 03-11-2015 03:02 AM

All very nice scoops and contrasting woods.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#5 posted 03-11-2015 05:15 AM

Hi ratchet, absolutely beautiful turning. The contrast in the colours and wood looks very appealing. I also love the Gavel Type Handles, great project!!!!!

Regards,

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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#6 posted 03-11-2015 02:16 PM

All of these are beautifully done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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