the Christmas...of the lathe (duh duh duuuuuuhhhh)

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Project by Splitblade posted 08-27-2015 02:12 PM 787 views 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two Christmas’s ago I finally got my lathe up and working that I inherited from my grandfather. My wife and her sisters decided that we would all make stuff that the all the kids (ours and their cousins) can come through and pick out to gift to each other. I turned harry potter wands galore and bent lamination wooden rings with stone or wood inlays. I also decided to make some sling shots for the older kids (with permission from parents of course), and I made a matching ring for my wife’s father and my daughter out of antler with obsidian inlay because they were hunting buddies, so now they have matching hunting rings. One niece couldn’t make it up so we sent her a ring and wand, and some scroll sawed animals for her wooden train set. the bowl was my first bowl done scroll saw style out of a pine board, used for our basket on our basket exchange, and I just found out a few weeks ago, even after 2 almost 3 years, they are still using it (good feelings :D)

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