Tri Wing Turnings

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Project by Bret Glaze posted 07-13-2016 05:21 PM 610 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are some tri wing turnings. That’s done pieces mounted on two points of a cube, as opposed to mounting the blank either in the spindle position (with the grain horizontal), or cross grain. There are some special challenges with this. The grain being on an angle can be tricky if you’re working with a figured word like Curly Maple.

-- Bret - Maverick Wood Studio

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#1 posted 07-13-2016 05:46 PM

Beautiful turnings. I can’t decide which one looks better.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 07-13-2016 07:49 PM

Fantastic, Bret.

-- Mark

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#3 posted 07-13-2016 09:30 PM

Pure works of art…...........very nice job on them…..............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 07-13-2016 11:29 PM

Real nice Brett, great turning on all of them and a very nice shiny finish. Well done.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#5 posted 07-13-2016 11:54 PM

These winged wonders are absolutely beautiful. Nice work. This will be on my future challenge list.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#6 posted 07-14-2016 12:04 AM

I’ve always wanted try this someday. they’re great

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#7 posted 07-14-2016 05:19 AM

Very nice pieces of art, I have to study your method more, and I know you will have more interesting turnings in the future, I don’t want to miss out on any.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#8 posted 07-14-2016 05:28 AM

Great work Bret, my complements…......Joe

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo.

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#9 posted 07-14-2016 09:50 AM

These are beautiful turnings and are very creative.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#10 posted 07-14-2016 10:01 PM

Love the turnings. Very interesting. Thanks for posting.

-- Steve, South Carolina,

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#11 posted 07-17-2016 02:44 PM

Wonderful turning Bret, I like the first one best, it is one of the nicest I’ve seen of it’s type.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#12 posted 08-20-2016 02:07 AM

amazing turnings, these look great… complicated, but great…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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