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Project by ART LACKEY posted 1322 days ago 1186 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the latest project that I intend to produce and sell. It takes time and patience to get the right look. I built this a while ago when I got a new machine and with the write dimensions and selecting the write wood (which happens to be mahogany) it came out super. I just love this type of furniture. I’m not happy with the pictures but I plan to add more soon.

-- IF YOU GIVE A MAN A FISH,YOU FEED HIM FOR A DAY,BUT IF YOU TEACH HIM HOW TO FISH---HE'LL SIT IN A BOAT AND DRINK BEER ALL DAY!





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TJ65

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#1 posted 1322 days ago

What a great looking table, I love those turnings.

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ART LACKEY

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#2 posted 1322 days ago

I’m surprised at how fast people notice projects!

-- IF YOU GIVE A MAN A FISH,YOU FEED HIM FOR A DAY,BUT IF YOU TEACH HIM HOW TO FISH---HE'LL SIT IN A BOAT AND DRINK BEER ALL DAY!

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#3 posted 1322 days ago

Nice looking gothic table.

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#4 posted 1322 days ago

It is seriously twisted…lol

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#5 posted 1321 days ago

@degoose rofl

nice twist for sure :)

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Stephen Mines

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#6 posted 1306 days ago

Hi Art,
Great good work! I’m impressed for sure. Your mahogany looks like “Genuine” as in Honduras Mahogany (?). If it is I suppose you’ve gotten a taste of the super fine dust, what we used to call the ‘Red Death’ when doing a large run of it.
By the way,I’ve just started here on LJ, and there are a couple of glimpses of my Hapfo in the shop section.
I’ve not called you as requested due to the fact that my wife de-laminated a little when she heard I was thinking of laying wood turning down. She said I’m not ready for back pedaling, too much fun stuff to do. I think she is right.
Best,
Stephen

-- Stephen Mines (Saltmines@aol.com)

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Stephen Mines

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#7 posted 1303 days ago

Hi Art,
Looking at your ‘Gothic’ table…I was wondering if the legacy allows for both left and right hand leads. One of the neatest things I can tell my customers is the the bedposts (furniture legs, stair ballusters and newells or whatever) will be correctly left and right. ?
Curious, Stephen

-- Stephen Mines (Saltmines@aol.com)

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ART LACKEY

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#8 posted 1303 days ago

Steve—yes you can spiral to the left or the right. On some ballisters i did for one of our jobs i only spiraled them (not thinking ahead of time) with the cutter cutting against the grain. what a pain in the neck it was sanding two hundred turnings. they were rough and by the time i was done sanding them my fingers were starting to bleed.the wood was poplar.The next time i’ll know better.—but it is very nice to be able to spiral in both directions.—What i do is turn on our old manual hapfo lathe and then put the turning in the legacy and do the spiral. the lathe takes 5 to 10 minutes and the legacy takes 5 minutes to spiral.a total of 12 to 15 minutes. It of coarse depends on the detail involved.

-- IF YOU GIVE A MAN A FISH,YOU FEED HIM FOR A DAY,BUT IF YOU TEACH HIM HOW TO FISH---HE'LL SIT IN A BOAT AND DRINK BEER ALL DAY!

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