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Project by Labodre posted 11-30-2010 01:46 AM 877 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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For several years the lathe’s in my schools woodshop hadn’t been use. I was curious on how to make things, so my teacher showed my class how to use the lathe. After the class I glued up some blackwalnut and began to make a bowl. I have also made about eight pens and pencils on the lathe, but they all grew legs and ran away





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richgreer

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#1 posted 11-30-2010 01:56 AM

Are you saying this is your first turning? If so, I say “good for you”. This is a great first attempt.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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peteg

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#2 posted 11-30-2010 04:55 AM

Hope you’re still curious coz thats a very good 1st attempt, now where is #2? 3,4 5…...

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Labodre

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#3 posted 11-30-2010 05:42 AM

Yes it is my first. And 2, 3,4 and 5 five have disappeared. People either took from the project storage at my school or borrowed them and never returned them

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BarbS

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#4 posted 11-30-2010 05:51 AM

Then your work is popular! Nice job on that first one. Maybe invest in a padlock for your locker. Beautiful walnut.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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Condor1

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#5 posted 11-30-2010 06:18 AM

Mike, my story was much like yours. The lathe in my H.S shop had not been used in quite a while so I asked my shop teacher (Mr. Cratin) to help me get started on a project. My first project was also a bowl. That was 49 years ago. So guess what? You have begun a life long hobby. Enjoy the ride!

-- There are times when a mistake is remembered as your best work.

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woodcrafter47

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#6 posted 11-30-2010 04:55 PM

Great bowl ,Keep up the good work ,and thanks for posting.

-- In His service ,Richard

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