Pumpkin Head

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Project by Loucarb posted 06-24-2010 12:05 AM 1647 views 0 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

From an apple to a pumpkin, I’m not sure what’s next but this is a maple HF aniline dyed & finished with wipe on poly. 7” tall x 7” wide. Thanks for looking.


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#1 posted 06-24-2010 12:12 AM

Another beauty Lou. For a non-turner like myself HF=Harbor Freight. I imagine it stands for hollow something?

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#2 posted 06-24-2010 12:28 AM

This appears very delicate. Nice work.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#3 posted 06-24-2010 12:40 AM

That finish is so shiny… I can see your reflection in it.

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#4 posted 06-24-2010 12:53 AM


-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

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#5 posted 06-24-2010 12:54 AM

Pretty piece, Lou!! :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#6 posted 06-24-2010 01:13 AM

Oh, wow Lou, this is beautiful, but you gotta be careful with those abbreviations cause wouldn’t it be something to say you got this at Harbor Freight? ;-) Well I gotta say you will never find something like this at a HF store in a million years. How thin did you turn this one? I’ll also bet you said some choice words when you found the split at the top. Still worth top dollar!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#7 posted 06-24-2010 01:38 AM

that’s purdy, nice job and finish.

-- RStadler

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#8 posted 06-24-2010 01:47 AM

Fantastic form and finish, Lou!

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

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#9 posted 06-24-2010 01:57 AM

Wonderful turning Lou

-- Custom furniture

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#10 posted 06-24-2010 02:03 AM

Whew, that’s pretty! I like your subtlety with the dyes. And that shine… wow!

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#11 posted 06-24-2010 02:15 AM

Thanks everyone for the kind comments. Bearpie not bought at harbor freight :-) & its turned a little over 1/8”. Thanks again all.


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#12 posted 06-24-2010 02:25 AM

Great job , Lou !! Is the bottom totally round or did you make a foot on it ? I can’t tell from the pictures which are very nicely done as well : ) Great finish and 1/8” walls to boot !!

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#13 posted 06-24-2010 02:32 AM

Great shape and finish, beautiful Lou…......................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#14 posted 06-24-2010 03:34 AM

Fantastic turning and outstanding finish! Wonderful work of art.

Keep it up.


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

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#15 posted 06-24-2010 04:46 AM

Another great piece, Lou…

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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