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This is a little lathe project, and ultimately will be a gift for the misses. It is a bud vase that I turned from a banksia pod.

-- Stuart





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toyguy

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#1 posted 01-26-2011 12:12 PM

those pods are fun to turn, but kind of messy…... looks great.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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Grant Davis

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#2 posted 01-26-2011 02:41 PM

looks great, I have never turned any of the banksia pods but might have to after seeing this.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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tyskkvinna

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#3 posted 01-26-2011 04:12 PM

This is really pretty! I bet she is going to love it :)

-- Lis - Michigan - http://www.missmooseart.com - https://www.etsy.com/people/lisbokt

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 01-26-2011 05:10 PM

Excellent!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Duane53

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#5 posted 01-26-2011 05:11 PM

I agree with Grant. I’ll have to try and turn some of those pods.

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itsmic

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#6 posted 01-26-2011 08:40 PM

That’s a beautiful vase, very interesting looking wood, not sure what a pod is, but it sure looks good, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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Joshuah

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#7 posted 01-27-2011 01:17 AM

That is some beautiful wood. Really brings your project to life!

-- -Joshuah

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#8 posted 01-27-2011 08:43 AM

looks awesome!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Pawky

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#9 posted 01-27-2011 09:20 AM

That looks very interesting. Not something to market to anyone with Trypophobia though, which is a fear of circles, holes, what-have-you.

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lanwater

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#10 posted 01-27-2011 09:26 AM

Very nice. First time I see one like that.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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