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Here are my 1st turns on the lathe.
From left to right
Candle holder – Ekki wood from Africa
2 candle holders made from 3/4 plywood scrap glued up. The top are different to see what the wife liked…
2 boxes are Walnut and Ash tops.. forgot to finish the one top…glad I have this picture to remind me…
All are finished with a turning polish…

-- ...one mans scrap is anthor mans next wood project....





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 1451 days ago

Wow. Those are great even for a seasoned turner let alone first turns. Nice work. Thanks for sharing!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Dragonstaar

46 posts in 1453 days


#2 posted 1451 days ago

really nice! what kind of turning polish do you use?

-- Susannah, Melbourne FL

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hairy

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#3 posted 1451 days ago

You were born for this. It’s all good!

-- the last of Barret's Privateers...

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OttoH

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#4 posted 1451 days ago

Very nice, very pleasing, and very jealous of your ability

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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jockmike2

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#5 posted 1451 days ago

Very cool turnings keep up the great work.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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michelletwo

2191 posts in 1616 days


#6 posted 1451 days ago

FIRSTS? NAW, you are pulling my leg…FIRSTS? wow

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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4woodturning

187 posts in 1582 days


#7 posted 1450 days ago

you did an awesome job, can’t to see what you turn out next.

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

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WoodenFrog

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#8 posted 1450 days ago

Great Turnings! Thats a great job for your 1st turnings.
I look forward to seeing more.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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cdbridge39

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#9 posted 1450 days ago

I just made some candle holders but not as nice as yours. nice job !!!

-- If it ain't broke don't fix it, if you fix it make it better than it has to be.

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