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Project by Steve Preslar posted 01-25-2017 03:19 AM 696 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I came across the how to make wooden flowers series by Ronbrush and had to give it a try. http://lumberjocks.com/Ronbrush/blog/series/7187

Cutting them out was taking me a very long time so I wanted to make my own petal punch like he mentions in #3 of his lesson. Using part of an old bandsaw blade this is what I came up with.
The petal punch works very well and makes it much faster for me.
My flowers aren’t nearly as good as his but I’m getting better.


-- Live, lathe, and prosper. - William Gwin





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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 01-25-2017 04:10 AM

VERY BEAUTIFUL …..... GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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oldnovice

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#2 posted 01-25-2017 06:06 AM

I like those flowers.
A fair amount of work for a lot of beauty.
I am going to have to try that too!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#3 posted 01-25-2017 03:21 PM

Cool! I’ve never seen anyone make wooden flowers before. Never would have thought of it.

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#4 posted 01-25-2017 05:53 PM

Beautiful work and interesting technic.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Steve Preslar

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#5 posted 01-25-2017 05:58 PM

Thank you everyone!

-- Live, lathe, and prosper. - William Gwin

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 01-25-2017 06:32 PM

That is an ingenious method to make flower petals. You did a great job on making this tool. I would say that you did an excellent job of following his method. Your next punch will be even better. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Steve Preslar

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#7 posted 01-26-2017 12:37 AM

Thank you!

-- Live, lathe, and prosper. - William Gwin

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