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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.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!





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griff

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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.

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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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!

Steve

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#3 posted 02-01-2009 01:06 AM

Look great to me!!!!

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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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.

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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Betsy

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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!

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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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

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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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.

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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lightweightladylefty

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#8 posted 02-01-2009 05:52 AM

Betsy,

Those look great, especially for your first turnings. Keep up the good work.

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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Betsy

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#9 posted 02-01-2009 08:56 AM

Thanks all. I do appreciate the encouragement.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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#10 posted 02-01-2009 09:51 PM

I’m envious.

how did you create the middle one?

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Betsy

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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.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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#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

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

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#15 posted 01-22-2012 07:03 AM

A nice group of turnings.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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