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utucuru plate on the making

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Project by peruturner posted 12-18-2009 07:00 PM 988 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well this are the plates my student and myself are turning this week
utucuru wood 20” and very wet also,dry is a real trouble to turn,plus the size for a woman is intimidating,believme,lol

see this video of adina in accion-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ayBKGoS-GmQ

thanks for waching ED





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Arnold

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#1 posted 12-18-2009 08:54 PM

Very nice, and very big.
Will it be more prone to cracking since the wood is wet?
I’ve always bought my lumber premilled is why I’m asking.

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jockmike2

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#2 posted 12-18-2009 09:02 PM

Very nice turnings.

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

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epp_dog

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#3 posted 12-18-2009 09:36 PM

nice turnings. I have not gotten larger than “about 14 on my lathe and that was a bit scary at first.

-- David, Florida

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StevenAntonucci

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#4 posted 12-18-2009 09:38 PM

You taught her well! I watched te video and she was always cutting downhill and with the bevel rubbing! Nice work Eduardo!

-- Steven

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toyguy

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#5 posted 12-18-2009 09:51 PM

Very nice big chunks of wood…...... Will make great platters for your students. Turning them green might lead to some interesting shapes…warps !

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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peruturner

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#6 posted 12-18-2009 11:58 PM

Thanks well I ussually turnem thick and re turn them every 2 days ,no cracks or much movement this wood is pretty stable and I keep them weigth on it,only maybe the rim will have some movement but hope to be able to correct them ,if not well ,I just call them art!!!!!!,lol

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