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Project by jockmike2 posted 1856 days ago 1652 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 1856 days ago

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 1856 days ago

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

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

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#3 posted 1856 days ago

You are doing great stuff Mike.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#4 posted 1856 days ago

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 1856 days ago

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 †

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#6 posted 1856 days ago

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 1856 days ago

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 1856 days ago

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 1856 days ago

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

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#10 posted 1856 days ago

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 1856 days ago

Well done.

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#12 posted 1856 days ago

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 1856 days ago

Unique well done

-- Custom furniture

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#14 posted 1856 days ago

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

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#15 posted 1856 days ago

I like it … hope you enjoyed making it

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

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