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Well Randy has gotten into pen turning and I must say I think he is doing really good at it… He has alot still to learn but he is having fun learning it all… Here are several of the pens he has turned…
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#1 posted 12-16-2007 04:10 PM
He’ll have a lot of fun turning pens.
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#2 posted 12-16-2007 04:46 PM
heck they look good to me. real good.
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#3 posted 12-17-2007 02:11 AM
I’d say he’s doing OK.Is this on the cheap $20 lathe you got him?
-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.
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#4 posted 12-17-2007 02:22 AM
Another aspect of the hobby I must try sometime…Looks good
-- Brian, Ontario Canada,
#5 posted 12-17-2007 05:09 AM
Thank you all for the great comments he really is enjoying his new hobby… Sawdust the $20 lathe as we have found is only good to take up space in the shop… He went and got a Central Machinery Mini Lathe and it works like a charm… But now that being said both really do not like HF tools I call them the disposable machines.. But it serves the purpose until a better one can take its place..
#6 posted 12-17-2007 01:33 PM
Ah, the woodworker malady.
Get hooked with the cheap stuff and then go spend the bigger bucks.
Worked right this time.
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#7 posted 12-17-2007 03:56 PM
I think that is what Norman said in his interview re: General Company. .. “buy up” and grow into the tool rather than regretting the purchase as your skills grow.
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
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#8 posted 01-04-2008 03:54 PM
Great work and a lot of it. Those acrylics look terrific.
-- Mark, Florida, http://penturner.wordpress.com/
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