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A little turning and a little carving. Nothing special about it, but for some reason I like having it around.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#1 posted 06-18-2009 03:30 PM
nice piece stefang !you turners amaze me ,i got tired of turned banister parts and table legs years ago ,they were all round and looked the same to me .but you guys today are taking it to new places ,and my interest is awakening again .
thanks for that !
-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle
#2 posted 06-18-2009 04:01 PM
Thanks Dave. I eventually tired of round things too and went for other things, but I have seen so many new interesting things lately that my interest has been reawakened. This one is an older piece, but I intend to do some new and I hope interesting stuff in the Fall.
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#3 posted 06-18-2009 04:03 PM
beautiful job, when I get back on my feet, I believe I’ll hound you for instructional material!
#4 posted 06-18-2009 04:18 PM
I’m flattered Elaine, but I’m still learning it myself! However, glad to help any time and in any way I can.
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#5 posted 06-18-2009 04:23 PM
Hey MikePretty unique turning super job.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#6 posted 06-18-2009 04:53 PM
Well done ,always glad to see good turnings,keep up the good work
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#7 posted 06-18-2009 05:41 PM
This looks like a relic from a lost civilization…excellent!
-- If I can do it, so can you.
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#8 posted 06-18-2009 05:56 PM
looks good to me. Well done. I don’t blame you for wanting it around
-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~
#9 posted 06-18-2009 06:18 PM
Thanks everybody. Andy I’m very glad you said it looked liked a relic. I really wanted it to look kind of worn and used and crude. It has some small cracks in it and a couple of knots. I guess many of us are so used to seeing such perfect things that crude or rustic things often have their own charm. That’s a good thing for me!
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#10 posted 06-18-2009 09:44 PM
This must have been where I got the inspiration for my spiral LL. Very cool Mike!!
-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...
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#11 posted 06-18-2009 10:33 PM
Very nice piece it almost looks like an old oil lamp. great job.
#12 posted 06-18-2009 10:58 PM
Thanks Larry and Lou. I too have a thing about spirals. I think maybe because they have a certain dynamic look about them that is very appealing.
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#13 posted 06-18-2009 11:01 PM
Thats beautiful the only thing on this post that’s worn and crude is myself LOLwell done again happy turning in Norwege.Alistair
-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease
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#14 posted 06-18-2009 11:53 PM
What a great combination of turning and carving! The finish is also unique. What did you do there? Really enjoy seeing your work. Thanks for posting.
-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com
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#15 posted 06-19-2009 02:33 AM
Very nice piece, turning keeps us young and sharp with new ideas.
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