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Project by 4woodturning posted 1558 days ago 1256 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Egg Box make of maple and walnut, egg made from maple, both lacquer finished. This was one of our clubs president’s challenge that I won. The challenge was to turn some thing that would hold an egg so I decide to think inside the box for a change.

-- Jeff, Missouri ,"Just because your not bleeding, dont mean your turning safely!"..............http://www.4woodturning.com





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mafe

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#1 posted 1558 days ago

It’s really elegant, perhaps even like a little farytale.
Congratulations.

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Eagle1

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#2 posted 1558 days ago

Beatiful piece there. I wish I could turn like that.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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Kate

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#3 posted 1558 days ago

Absolutely wonderful. It’s very appealing. Would you object if I tried one?

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com

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4woodturning

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#4 posted 1558 days ago

No Kate please go for it, I feel if someone gets inspired from one of my turnings and they want do one their own is the biggest compliment a wood turner could ever have. Thanks for asking.

-- Jeff, Missouri ,"Just because your not bleeding, dont mean your turning safely!"..............http://www.4woodturning.com

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Kent Shepherd

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#5 posted 1558 days ago

This is a very nice piece. Looks like a fun project to do.

Thanks

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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Andrew

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#6 posted 1558 days ago

Great job, This is a cool project that came out very very nicely.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Even a broken clock is right twice a day, unless, it moves at half speed like ....-As the Saw Turns

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sras

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#7 posted 1557 days ago

This is very well done! A fun design and beautiful piece!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 1557 days ago

Very cool turning

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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BarbS

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#9 posted 1557 days ago

Sweet job! You did that well. Congrats on the win.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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Dennis Zongker

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#10 posted 1557 days ago

Very Nice! Great job.

-- Dennis Zongker

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KnifeL

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#11 posted 1557 days ago

Classy box, did you turn the egg or the box first?

-- Will in Boulder, CO

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4woodturning

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#12 posted 1557 days ago

Knifel-Actually I made a template from a real egg, went through a dozen before I found the shape I wanted. I turned the egg first to match my template. Then I turned the box so when hollowed and fitted the box walls are 1/8” thick and the inside I matched the shape of my egg. Then, last things I turned were the pedestal and finial. hope I didn’t make it to confusing

-- Jeff, Missouri ,"Just because your not bleeding, dont mean your turning safely!"..............http://www.4woodturning.com

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Les Hastings

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#13 posted 1557 days ago

Nice work Jeff!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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Monty Queen

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#14 posted 1556 days ago

Awesome job,looks fantastic.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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