More Itty Bitty Pretties

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Project by Dragonstaar posted 09-03-2010 04:10 PM 1212 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got the hankerin’ for making some more itty bitty stuff. Both pieces were turned out of Quina, a very aromatic wood found all over South America (typically used in making furniture), and finished with Hut’s Crystal Coat.

... by the way, I don’t own any “mini” tools …

-- Susannah, Melbourne FL

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#1 posted 09-03-2010 05:01 PM

Never heard of that wood, but it sure is beautiful!
and I love these little turnings you do.
Great Job! Thanks for sharing

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#2 posted 09-03-2010 05:04 PM

Really beautiful wood and great job on the turnings. The good thing about turning pieces that small is that a little wood can go a long way!

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

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#3 posted 09-03-2010 05:36 PM

aw that’s too cute

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#4 posted 09-03-2010 05:38 PM

Wow, those are really nice and little too! Thanks for sharing.
That is the most beautiful wood!

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

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#5 posted 09-03-2010 08:54 PM

Great little bowl and goblet Thanks for posting them.

-- In His service ,Richard

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#6 posted 09-04-2010 04:19 AM

WOW! Major cool little turnings!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#7 posted 09-04-2010 06:05 AM

These are just too precious! I love detail work like this. Beautiful pieces Susannah!

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#8 posted 09-04-2010 07:17 AM

wow, theyr’e great
And you can see these itty bitty things to turn?? :-)

-- Theresa,

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#9 posted 07-29-2011 08:02 PM

Nice! Would you share your mounting technique? I still get nervous whenever I’m not on a mandrel.

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#10 posted 07-29-2011 08:31 PM

They are all really nice and I’m sure they are all skill building projects because of their size. Nice work.

-- 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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