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Project by Monty Queen posted 02-12-2010 08:04 PM 1329 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I bought a small midi lathe a few weeks ago. I wanted to try to make a few different things. You can see i made two goblets, i more pen and a small basball bat. I am learning spindle work and going to make a small table soon out of walnut. the last couple of week ends i been doing honey do list for my wife. Put in a new kitchen faucet and a light over the mirror in the bathroom. So i have not spent a lot of time in the shop.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#1 posted 02-12-2010 08:08 PM

nice work Q ,

congads’ on the new direction .

had me worried for a sec ,
i thought the bat ,
was on the honey-do list .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 02-12-2010 08:21 PM

Nice job, Monty.

If your wife comes up with too many honey-dos, give her something strong to drink out of the goblet. If that doesn’t work, finish her off with the bat. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 02-12-2010 09:07 PM

Cool work Monty… always nice to use up some scrap lumber on small projects and get the gain of practice and an end result… the small bat would be a great gift for smaller kids…

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

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#4 posted 02-13-2010 01:54 AM

Very nice collection of goodies. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#5 posted 02-13-2010 02:11 AM

A fun bunch of turnings Monty

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 02-13-2010 04:17 AM

Nice turnings Monty.

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#7 posted 02-13-2010 05:14 AM

Great group of turnings. Lots of uses for those small scraps when doing spindle turnings. Glue a few together and oyu get even more interesting things.

Lots of good work here.

Keep it up.


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

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#8 posted 02-13-2010 11:15 AM

Thanks guys for all the nice comments. I really enjoy using the lathe, it relaxes me. I have a lamp in the makings soon and then a table. By the way we got about 6 to 8 inches of snow here in S.C. thats a lot for us. I have not seen that much since i was in Colorado. Take care i will be writing again soon.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#9 posted 02-13-2010 02:13 PM

Welcome to the slippery slope…........ you are off and running now.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#10 posted 02-14-2010 07:37 AM

good turning well done

-- of all the things Ive lost in life i miss my mind the most

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#11 posted 02-16-2010 04:33 PM

Nice Turnings

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#12 posted 07-08-2010 06:47 PM

nice turnings i might try to make a few of them thanks for the ideas

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