some what of a star

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Project by tommyd posted 02-01-2010 01:44 AM 1531 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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First try at a star

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#1 posted 02-01-2010 01:50 AM

well done Thats a lovely item what woods did you use ?

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#2 posted 02-01-2010 02:48 AM

Is the star done with veneer or solid wood?

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#3 posted 02-01-2010 02:58 AM

Very well done. I like all your turnings also.

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#4 posted 02-01-2010 03:38 AM

Wonderful work Tommy

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#5 posted 02-01-2010 07:19 AM

First try, Tommy? I think you did great! So how did you do it?

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#6 posted 02-01-2010 04:29 PM

great looking star!

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#7 posted 02-01-2010 04:38 PM

beautiful work ,
congratulations !

is it a cutting board ?
a lazy susan ?
a frisbee ?
a wall hanging ?

i guess only your hair dresser knows for sure (LOL) ?

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#8 posted 02-02-2010 12:38 AM

Excellent work—-Thanks


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#9 posted 02-02-2010 01:02 AM

the main wood is African mahogany the star is just left over scrap wood i think is oak and i don’t know the dark wood. it was suppose to be a saucer. yes it is solid wood started out about 3/4’ thick.
I did it with a lot of trial and error.

-- Life is too short for negative drama & petty things. So laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly!

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#10 posted 02-08-2010 04:49 AM

A very nice piece!!

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#11 posted 09-11-2010 12:47 AM

Missed this first time round… with so many great projects it is easy to miss one or two… this is just the design I need for a commission…thanks for posting…

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