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Project by jockmike2 posted 06-27-2009 11:47 PM 2211 views 0 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just some junk walnut from the wood pile. Green it was. Still have a half a truck load. Hope you like it.

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

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#1 posted 06-27-2009 11:54 PM

This is gorgeous, Mike. Every time I see projects like this I regret not having a lathe in my shop. Your piece of firewood “turned” out nicely. I really like the sapwood accents that you left in it. This gives the piece some nice contrast.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 06-27-2009 11:55 PM

5 more and you’ll have a great set! Nice job.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#3 posted 06-27-2009 11:56 PM

You are doing great stuff Mike.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#4 posted 06-27-2009 11:56 PM

Very nice Mike!

You turned that piece of junk into a peach.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#5 posted 06-27-2009 11:58 PM

Mike: You have walnut in your wood pile. What kind of woodworker are you.

Nice job on the scrap firewood.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#6 posted 06-28-2009 12:10 AM

Looks Great Mike, A friend of mine had a pile of walnut fire wood the other day, I wish I could turn.

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#7 posted 06-28-2009 12:16 AM

Is any walnut actually junk? Nice use of so called junk. As you may have picked up, I’m rather partial to walnut. I’d like to see what you do with premium wood. Keep it up, BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#8 posted 06-28-2009 01:10 AM

Now fellas before you go accusing me of walnut debachery, I did’nt say it was my firewood. My cousin called and said he cut down a walnut tree in September, knowing I liked to turn he asked if I wanted some, well to me that meant the whole tree. Of course he burns wood, and to him that meant a half dozen well chosen pieces. Well I got a good layer on the botton of my 3/4 ton Ram Charger but I’ll turn something for his wife to make things cool. Thanks for the complements, of course I’m no trifern, but hey, who is?

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

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#9 posted 06-28-2009 01:41 AM

I don’t put debauchery past you, but that bowl is most definitely not walnut debauchery. Nice job!

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#10 posted 06-28-2009 02:25 AM

Yeah I like it.

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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#11 posted 06-28-2009 02:54 AM

Well done.

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#12 posted 06-28-2009 03:37 AM

FREE WOOD????? What is that, wish I had some :-)). Nice work Mike.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#13 posted 06-28-2009 04:50 AM

Unique well done

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#14 posted 06-28-2009 04:58 AM

looks great!!!!!!!!!!!!

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#15 posted 06-28-2009 06:46 AM

I like it … hope you enjoyed making it

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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