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Decided to try another goblet, this is one from Bradford pear tree. Must be a timex, flew off the lathe before anticipated when parting off, but hey, it still survived. :)
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#1 posted 09-26-2010 02:06 AM
Very nice, that would had been very disappointing if it cracked when it went flying.
-- Alan, Prince George
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#2 posted 09-26-2010 02:20 AM
Bradford pear’s lovely stuff, isn’t it? Nice job.
-- Robert - Visit my woodworking blog: http://littlegoodpieces.wordpress.com
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#3 posted 09-26-2010 02:28 AM
I hope you make a set! They are beautiful!
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#4 posted 09-26-2010 02:48 AM
A wonderful turning, classic style, beautiful wood!
-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings
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#5 posted 09-26-2010 03:08 AM
I’ve not seen bradford Pear wood before, it is beautiful!! And a Great job of Turning as well!!
Thanks for sharing!
-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,
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#6 posted 09-26-2010 03:13 AM
She’s a real beauty. Love the pear wood. Defitely could use a partner, great piece.
-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy
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#7 posted 09-26-2010 02:45 PM
Really looks good. Glad you posted it as the bradford pear trees in my neighborhood are all self destructing, been trying to decide if I should keep some of the wood. Look like I will plan to now.
-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)
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#8 posted 09-26-2010 05:14 PM
Great looking goblet !!!! I will have to turn some of the bradford pear now as well. Later.
-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---
#9 posted 09-26-2010 06:43 PM
The bradford pear turned real nice, has a kinda sweet smell to it and turns really easy. I had no problems with tear out with this piece at all.
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#10 posted 09-26-2010 07:02 PM
Pear is a wonderful turning wood….hard to find pieces big enough….but when you do…snatch them up….it will hardly ever check when drying…and it is very stable. I turn alot of the smaller pieces for tool handles as the wood is very hard and durable and it doesn’t tend to split as much as most woods
That is a beautiful turning….nicely shaped and perfect thickness on the wall.
-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!
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