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Project by TraumaJacques posted 1415 days ago 1083 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Fun to build but a pain to finish. 6 sprayed on coats laquer then rub down with wet dry 400-2000 grit then rotten stone. Turned out nice. Thanks for looking.

-- All bleeding will eventually stop.





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SPHinTampa

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#1 posted 1414 days ago

Love the turned column, I am sure that it was painfully difficult to sand smooth.

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn

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TraumaJacques

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#2 posted 1413 days ago

Actually it is surprisingly easy to do. The rope like effect is first laid out and a kerf is sawn along the line then I used a rasp to define the coves. Although it is done on a lath it is more a carving than turning.
See Charles Neil Finial video for the lay out method.

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SawTooth1953

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#3 posted 1405 days ago

Beautiful!!
Can you tell me how the base is made and how the column is attached?

-- Spence in Skokie, IL

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GMman

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#4 posted 1357 days ago

Great job Jacques

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