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Project by ZAGREB posted 05-05-2015 05:59 PM 1336 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

made of beech and ash, finished with mineral oil

-- bambi





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Diggerjacks

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#1 posted 05-05-2015 06:03 PM

Helllo Zagreb

Nice piece

What is the reference of your new lathe ?

Turning is an addiction !!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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JoeinGa

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#2 posted 05-05-2015 06:38 PM

Looks good man!
Tell us about your lathe. I just ordered a new lathe and cant wait till it gets here!

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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Grumpymike

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#3 posted 05-05-2015 09:17 PM

I wish my first piece on the lathe looked that good … Heck! I wish that my current piece looked that good.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 05-05-2015 10:27 PM

Cool design Bambi!!

What lathe did you buy??

Jim

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

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doubleDD

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#5 posted 05-06-2015 12:51 AM

Wicked design, nice work. Yes, what lathe did you purchase.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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robscastle

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#6 posted 05-06-2015 06:17 AM

Bambi,

You have posted a nice teaser there!

So what is it and how did you make it, (I know you new lathe had some input) and what sort of lathe have you got,

More pictures, more construction details and more on the story please!

A one liner made of beech and ash, finished with mineral oil is not really considered a story!!

My engrish is OK my Croatian is non existant!!

Looking good keep up the great work!

-- Regards Robert

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toyguy

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#7 posted 05-06-2015 10:22 AM

Looks like you got a good start at a “Clews Style Winged Box”. Just need to refine it a bit more. For a first project on a new lathe, you did just fine. Although you did pick a rather difficult subject. They can be real knuckle busters. I know as I have done some of them.

Click for details

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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majuvla

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#8 posted 05-06-2015 10:34 AM

Odlično odrađeno! Vidim da uživaš u novoj igrački. To je moja neostvarena želja još – samo mi još to fali u kolekciji.
Koji stroj imaš?

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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LesB

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#9 posted 05-06-2015 04:35 PM

A definite challenge to make. Good work.
Tell us, did you make this from a rectangular piece of wood or did you saw off the sides after turning it a round piece. From the picture it looks like is was cut after turning but it may be glare on the photograph.

-- Les B, Oregon

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thechipcarver

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#10 posted 05-06-2015 04:40 PM

Very lovely piece.

I still have half of my first piece. I tried turning a small box. I had finished the lid and was working on the bottom. It came loose and shot across the workshop. I never found it. But, still have the lid.

-- While teaching a class, a gentlemen once asked me: "When chip carving an intricate design, what do you do when you are almost finished and the wood breaks off?" I replied "Cover the kids ears."

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ZAGREB

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#11 posted 05-06-2015 06:26 PM

here is my new girl,came from Australia
interesting but my wife is not jelaous….yet

LesB…yes it was rectangular…I have these lost pieces per workshop, and who does not? hehehe
JoeinGa…whether you sleep at night expecting lathe? turning is realy drugs …
Thanks guys from the heart

-- bambi

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hoss12992

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#12 posted 05-06-2015 10:13 PM

Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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Diggerjacks

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#13 posted 05-07-2015 04:10 PM

Hello Zagreb

Very nice new lathe

I’m jelaous I want the same one

Now you can turn bigger pieces

Have a nice day and make a lot of dust

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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