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Project by Mary Anne posted 1682 days ago 964 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been turning for close to two years. These are a few that were within reach for taking pictures. I’ve also made about a bazillion pens and other small kit projects. :)

Photo 1: 14” lipped salad bowl

Photo 2: small turned boxes approx. 1.5” to 2” diameter
maple from the woodpile, acacia, sapele

Photo 3: rustic box used to hold fireplace matches, about 10” tall
made from scrap from firewood. I don’t know what kind of wood this is, but it was HARD and gave me a lot of practice in sharpening my tools.

Photo 4: bowl of “eggs” made from various scraps from other projects.
The eggs are good practice pieces for my tool control, and they make a nice decoration, too.

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#1 posted 1682 days ago

Great looking projects!

I really like the fireplace matches holder. The firewood relationship is really cool!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 1682 days ago

I have tried turning eggs, but they keep cracking.

-- So Many tools, So little time

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#3 posted 1682 days ago

Very nice turnings

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#4 posted 1682 days ago

Great job on all of them. Really like the turned boxes. But I also like the eggs. Wait, maybe the bowl…..I just can’t decide. They are all fantastic.

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#5 posted 1677 days ago

Thanks for your kind comments. And I love the LJ sense of humor!!

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#6 posted 1663 days ago

Nice work! The box with the bark on it is my favorite.

-- the last of Barret's Privateers...

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#7 posted 1651 days ago

Cool turnings

-- Custom furniture

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