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This was my first attempt to turn banksia pods
-- Chuck, Breaux Bridge, LA
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#1 posted 02-07-2009 02:21 PM
Looks great for your first time. My stepson turns a lot of Bankasia pods and I think they are so good looking pieces. I need to get me some and try it myself. Keep up the good work.
-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps
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#2 posted 02-08-2009 08:26 PM
Well done Chuck. Might have to get me some of that Bankasia…
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#3 posted 01-02-2010 02:43 AM
HI Chuck. Great work with the Banksia pods. That give me a good Idea of what to do with the one I have. I was going to make a lighthouse out of it with light coming out through all the holes but those candle holders are quite unique. Where did you buy yours at?
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
#4 posted 01-03-2010 02:15 PM
Thanks for the positive comments. I purhchased the pods from Penn State Industries. They really make a mess when turning though and make certain you have respiratory protection when turning, there will be a ton of fine red powder airborne!
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