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Project by Mark posted 12-15-2016 09:46 PM 912 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a hollow turning I made for a buddies mom. Stands 10.5” x 8” dia. The body is Cherry and the finial and base are Maple with Cherry accents.

-- Mark





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#1 posted 12-15-2016 09:53 PM

Very sharp! Nice design!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#2 posted 12-15-2016 10:00 PM

She’ll love it. Top Quality.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#3 posted 12-15-2016 11:26 PM

Very nice Mark, like the shape and finials. She will certainly love this.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#4 posted 12-16-2016 04:16 AM

Excellent work and great design. Well done

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

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#5 posted 12-16-2016 04:16 AM

Nice job of turning Mark. Great gift!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#6 posted 12-16-2016 04:45 PM

Beautiful shape and finish. I’m to impressed with thin black turning part – I wonder how it doesn’t broke during turning.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Mark

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#7 posted 12-16-2016 06:06 PM

Thank you gents.
Ivan. The finials are hard Maple. It’s quite a hard wood. Small sharp tools. Lots of info on youtube about turning finials.

-- Mark

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#8 posted 12-16-2016 07:01 PM

Mark, this is an outstanding piece and full of fine craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#9 posted 12-16-2016 07:04 PM

Very nice.

-- No craft is very far from the line beyond which is magic. -- Lord Dunsany — Instagram @grailwoodworks

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#10 posted 12-16-2016 08:43 PM

Nice job Mark, great finish
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#11 posted 12-16-2016 08:50 PM

Beautiful and elegant, I like the way it appears to float. Thanks for sharing.

Merry Christmas

-- Leafherder

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#12 posted 12-16-2016 10:02 PM

Looks great.

-- Julian

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#13 posted 12-17-2016 12:39 PM

Oh my! That is a beauty Mark.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#14 posted 02-17-2017 01:35 AM

Worry I must have missed this one, It is also outstanding. I like your creative projects.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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