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Project by bigwoodturner posted 04-19-2009 09:30 PM 1017 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I am out in the shop working on the process piece and I just raised the grain on the inside of the piece for the final sanding. While I am waiting for it to dry thought I would post this piece that is donated to our local Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation dinner. A friend of mine dropped off some Mulberry that was full of nails so I came up with this. It is a small hollow suspended in copper. I have patinaed the copper with a couple different acids and a tourch. The turning is 8 by 4 inches. The copper is under tension so the piece rocks for a long time when you start it going back and forth.

-- Dale





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jockmike2

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#1 posted 04-19-2009 09:41 PM

Pretty cool piece. Especially the rocking part. That will keep some CEO busy at his desk. Nice work.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Roper

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#2 posted 04-20-2009 12:24 AM

very nice, you are a braver man then i am,i wouldn’t turn anything i knew had nails in it.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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#3 posted 04-20-2009 02:28 AM

Awesome piece. Great job.

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mtnwild

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#4 posted 04-20-2009 03:16 AM

Great design. Love this one lots.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#5 posted 04-20-2009 05:56 PM

that’s amazing. So unique and intriguing.

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

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#6 posted 04-21-2009 05:06 AM

Crazy cool

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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