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Cuba on the Bias

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Project by toyguy posted 07-03-2010 01:01 PM 2193 views 7 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A box from a cube turned on the bias. Very interesting project and a lot of fun to do. A very good friend of mine did a little video on this type of turning that can been seen here: Bob Hamilton.

This little box is about 5 inches wide and 5 inches tall. Constructed from hard Maple, a bit of spalted Maple and Walnut. Finish is two coats Shellac.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,





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MShort

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#1 posted 07-03-2010 02:03 PM

That is a cool looking box. Great job.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#2 posted 07-03-2010 02:07 PM

I like the fact that you made the handle match the shape of the box..pretty wood too

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#3 posted 07-03-2010 02:16 PM

WOW !!! I’m not a turner but maybe I should learn. Beautiful box !!

-- Charlie............Only time will tell if it was time well spent.

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#4 posted 07-03-2010 02:45 PM

Really like the winged base – thanks for sharing and for the video link.

-- "It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it...It's the hard that makes it great."

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#5 posted 07-03-2010 02:47 PM

Very nice, you sure have come a long way with your skills on the lathe. I looked over your projects and you have advanced so much is is a bit scary…. Keep up the good work.

-- 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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#6 posted 07-03-2010 04:06 PM

Well done Brian. Not an easy turning I bet. Great wood combination and I like how you finished the top.

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#7 posted 07-03-2010 04:42 PM

A very attractive piece and beautifully turned Brian. I like it a lot. Great work!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#8 posted 07-03-2010 04:46 PM

An eye grabbing piece. I can’t wait to see the entire linked video. Thanks for posting the project and the link. BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#9 posted 07-03-2010 04:46 PM

This is really lovely and a unique design. Something I would certainly display.

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#10 posted 07-03-2010 05:05 PM

Very creative use of shape and materials! Thanks for sharing!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#11 posted 07-03-2010 05:29 PM

Very cool and unusual, nice woods and finish.

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#12 posted 07-03-2010 05:53 PM

great job. thanks for showing.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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#13 posted 07-03-2010 09:23 PM

You should enter that in some contest. I bet it would win. Beautiful work

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#14 posted 07-03-2010 09:27 PM

very cool design – like it very much!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#15 posted 07-03-2010 09:44 PM

very creative

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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