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Just some junk walnut from the wood pile. Green it was. Still have a half a truck load. Hope you like it.
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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.
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#2 posted 06-27-2009 11:55 PM
5 more and you’ll have a great set! Nice job.
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#3 posted 06-27-2009 11:56 PM
You are doing great stuff Mike.
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#4 posted 06-27-2009 11:56 PM
Very nice Mike!
You turned that piece of junk into a peach.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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?
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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.
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#12 posted 06-28-2009 03:37 AM
FREE WOOD????? What is that, wish I had some :-)). Nice work Mike.
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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
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#15 posted 06-28-2009 06:46 AM
I like it … hope you enjoyed making it
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