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First Turnings

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Project by NewPickeringWdWrkr posted 1293 days ago 773 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got a lathe for Christmas (A Delta 46-455 model), so decided to start small with turning a few slimline pens from scrap

I also picked up Richard Raffan’s book on turning and decided to try to make a couple of tops out of construction grade lumber.

The pens from right to left (and ain order of creation) are:
Purplehear
Birch
Ash
purpleheart x 2 (with burned grooves)

My next project is a bit more ambitious – A segmented bowl :-D . I just don’t have any blanks big enough to make anything big.

-- Mike - Antero's Urban Wood Designs http://anterosurbanwooddesigns.com





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NormG

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#1 posted 1293 days ago

Keep at it, you will have more than enough soon enough, great pens

-- Norman

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MsDebbieP

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#2 posted 1292 days ago

congrats on the lathe!

Isn’t if fun to make a pen?
I hope I see your bowl when it is finished.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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