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These are really rough – but I learned a lot in my class today. I can certainly see why turning can be addictive. I think this will be a great change from making square things for me.
Thanks for looking.
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#1 posted 02-01-2009 01:01 AM
The look good Betsy. Be careful though, you may turn into a world class turner.
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#2 posted 02-01-2009 01:02 AM
Betsy, these are great! I haven’t tried my luck on a lathe yet, but I’d be willing to bet that mine wouldn’t turn out as good as these… Thanks for posting them!
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#3 posted 02-01-2009 01:06 AM
Look great to me!!!!
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#4 posted 02-01-2009 01:28 AM
Looks like you’re off to a great start Betsy! You’ll be up to “Trifern” level before you know it.
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#5 posted 02-01-2009 02:35 AM
Thanks guys. I appreciate the support. I can only hope to be on “Trifern” level – but I’ll aspire to it!
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#6 posted 02-01-2009 02:44 AM
Great job…........they look good…......... yes it can be very addictive just like this site….............LOL
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#7 posted 02-01-2009 02:51 AM
yeah, those square things will just be a thing of the past now that you’ve found round…nicely done.
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#8 posted 02-01-2009 05:52 AM
Those look great, especially for your first turnings. Keep up the good work.
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#9 posted 02-01-2009 08:56 AM
Thanks all. I do appreciate the encouragement.
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#10 posted 02-01-2009 09:51 PM
how did you create the middle one?
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#11 posted 02-02-2009 01:29 AM
Debbie – the scoop is basically a narrow bowl with the edge cut off on the bandsaw. It’s pretty fun to make.
#12 posted 02-02-2009 04:04 AM
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#13 posted 02-02-2009 06:55 PM
Love the turnings, plus they should make usefull kitchen items.
I have to agree with others, I got so addicted to turning that I had to sell my lathe. I couldnt tear myself away from the lathe to get other stuff done.
Thanks for posting
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#14 posted 01-22-2012 06:59 AM
Nice turnings , Betsy and turning and Lumberjocks is addicting!It is fun to blend turnings in with flat work, too............Jim
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#15 posted 01-22-2012 07:03 AM
A nice group of turnings.
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