A couple Zen roller balls

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Project by Terry posted 09-19-2015 10:50 PM 667 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My recovery from shoulder surgery has gone far enough that I can begin making serpentine blanks and turn pens again.

These are a couple of Zens. Curly White Oak with Walnut veneer and Walnut with Maple & Mahogany veneers. Feels good to be turning again.

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#1 posted 09-19-2015 11:15 PM

I share your pain. I am recovering from a bad fall, took out right shoulder and ribs. Keep turning

-- Wooden Creations

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#2 posted 09-20-2015 01:52 AM

Love ‘em.
Glad you’re back turning again.
Thanks for sharing.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#3 posted 09-20-2015 12:53 PM

This is a really interesting pattern. I would be interested in seeing the blanks before turning them.

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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#5 posted 09-20-2015 03:19 PM

Nice work, Terry. Glad your are able to get back at it.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#6 posted 09-21-2015 03:09 PM


Pretty sure I don’t have to tell you but, do the therapy. I never got mine back even though I was adamant about it.

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#7 posted 09-21-2015 11:54 PM

Love the pattern on those.I bet its nice to start turning again.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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