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Hi!This is my first attempt at introducing my project. Anyone with suggestions?I live in Donegal Ireland, but with the internet, I can talk to anybody!
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#1 posted 07-22-2009 09:11 PM
Very nice Jamsie, What kind of wood did you use? Where do you get your wood?
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#2 posted 07-22-2009 09:14 PM
Welcome jamsie old son from Alistair in Scotland My eldest son is not long back from a few days in Belfast and we have lot’s of Irish friends so anyway keep us posted I too turn alot and make furniture as ahobby well done your work looks good Alistair
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#3 posted 07-22-2009 11:19 PM
nice workmanship, welcome to lumberjocks.
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#4 posted 07-22-2009 11:23 PM
Beautiful turnings. I am also new, and welcome.Evie
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#5 posted 07-23-2009 01:07 AM
Nice turnings Jamsie, It looks like you used some nice wood for those projects. Welcome to LJ’s
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#6 posted 07-23-2009 01:09 AM
Beautiful work, I particularlly like the one with the off centered turning. Great job.
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#7 posted 07-23-2009 01:37 AM
Real nice looking turnings. I too would like to know the species of wood you are turning.
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#8 posted 07-23-2009 02:19 AM
welcome to lj’s ... small world now days...great posting … well done
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#9 posted 07-23-2009 03:40 AM
Welcome very unique turnings well done
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#10 posted 07-23-2009 04:04 AM
Very nice work! And welcome from a another fairly new comer.
What a beautiful place, Ireland. Last time I was there was during the Hurling championship… I was lucky some folks in the pub took the time to instruct me on its fundamentals….course after a few pints I was rooting at the wrong times but another pint or two and I was enjoying it more and more…lol
My grandfather came from Killarney…and build nice solid furniture from Killarney oak…
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#11 posted 07-23-2009 04:06 AM
welcome!!! great turnings!!!!!!!!!!
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#12 posted 07-24-2009 12:50 AM
Great turnings. Beautiful wood.
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#13 posted 07-25-2009 10:33 PM
Hi!I’m overwhelmed by the response! It’s great to see there are a few interested in my work!I used hazel for the bowls, it was a tree that fell down during a storm a few years ago, just outside the deck you can see in the photo.The off centre goblet and the box were yew that was given to me by a friend, and the grecian urn was made from mahogany. the rest were pine. Onwards and upwards!
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#14 posted 10-06-2009 11:12 PM
hi jamsie i live in donegal and i do a bit off woodturning myself. the only problem i cant get wood anymore because i have be off it since i go a illness, but love get back 2 it again. do u have any suggestion. we could meet up ad exchange idea
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#15 posted 10-11-2009 04:43 AM
Some great looking turnings. Nice job.
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