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Project by Gwfly posted 09-07-2010 01:51 AM 1237 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Trying something different for segmented turning. This is the first of three that did not come apart on the lathe. I must be learning. A lot of time on splinter and foam cleanup. It rough shape but in one piece. Ph and maple 10” x 4”

-- gwfly





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 09-07-2010 02:07 AM

I’m not a real lathe man but I can sort of see how something like that might won’t to come apart while you’re turning it. However, I can also see how if it makes it thru the turning process, you have something that you can be proud of. That looks great. Good 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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charlie49

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#2 posted 09-07-2010 03:20 AM

SLICK!!!!!!!!

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darryl

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#3 posted 09-07-2010 03:20 AM

do you plan on turning it down any further?
regardless, it’s a very cool looking piece!

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#4 posted 09-07-2010 05:00 AM

Very interesting! I bet it sounded like the Batmobile when you turned it.

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#5 posted 09-07-2010 12:53 PM

interesting concept..I’ll keep an eye out for progress

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#6 posted 09-07-2010 06:26 PM

i think it’s absolutely amazing! out of the box thinking! functional art, an eye catcher, conversational piece.

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#7 posted 09-09-2010 06:01 AM

That’s very cool. I may have to borrow that idea if you don’t mind.

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