Early turning

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Project by Maxx posted 10-21-2010 03:08 AM 1034 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So – I finally started playing with my lathe. Mounted a block of wood (not sure what kind) and turned it round. And then this kind of appeared. I was mostly tryng to figure out what the different tools do. I have one that I bought and several that I inherited. Thanks for taking a look.

-- Where did all this sawdust come from?

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#1 posted 10-21-2010 05:11 AM

Great job, wish I had room for a lathe.

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#2 posted 10-21-2010 05:36 AM

cwdance – so do I!

-- Where did all this sawdust come from?

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#3 posted 10-21-2010 09:55 AM

Nice first try, looks like a potential pencil holder :p

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#4 posted 10-26-2010 01:26 AM

Looks like the wood may be Oak. Now that you have that new set of tools I bet we’ll see more additions to the gallery!

-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO

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#5 posted 10-30-2010 09:44 PM

Great job, thanks for posting looks like oak to me also

-- In His service ,Richard

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