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Made a lot of mistakes but I’ll get the hang of it with practice. It’s mahogany.
-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.
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#1 posted 01-16-2010 03:58 PM
Nice stopper Dudley..
-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened
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#2 posted 01-16-2010 06:17 PM
Very nice Dudley
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#3 posted 01-16-2010 07:04 PM
Great first go….isn’t it great to get a project done so quick? These are great to turn when you need some instant gratification…especially if the big project you are working on is causing you fits (I’ve been working on a bowl that the blank was totally unstable (unfortunately not on the outside)...have been glueing and patching and glueing…etc). Maybe I should turn a few of these to get my sanity back…
Did you turn a tenon? Or glue directly to the blank?
-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!
#4 posted 01-17-2010 12:36 AM
Thanks all. Reggiek: I drilled the block and glued a 3/8 dowel and used the dowel to chuck it up. Make a couple more today and my daughter made one from start to finish. Her hands are steadier than mine. lol
Bob A in NJ
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#5 posted 01-17-2010 01:05 AM
Caerfull these are easy and fin to make and very addictive. Good design for the 1st one.
-- Bob A in NJ
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#6 posted 01-17-2010 01:32 AM
Very nicely done, Bob’s right they certainly can be addictive & everyone in the family wants them.
#7 posted 01-17-2010 02:24 AM
Yeah I got orders for a few already.
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#8 posted 01-17-2010 06:11 AM
Looks nice. Great color, and the shape should make it easy to get a good grip to pull out the cork!
-- Art | Bradenton, Florida
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