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Door stop turned on a "dam" lathe

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Project by gpastor posted 02-12-2011 01:23 AM 2882 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My Dad had this log in his house as a door stop. He had picked it out of lake in Canada. It was truning at the top of a dam for same time. It looks like a piece of fire wood, he did have one that was almost a perfect sphere. A new spin on green turning LOL

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#1 posted 02-12-2011 01:38 AM

That’s pretty wild! I’d love to find something like that : )

-- - Cindy, texture freak -

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#2 posted 02-12-2011 01:42 AM

You can find stones formed the same way in rock pools in rapidly moving streams.

Very cool.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#3 posted 02-12-2011 01:43 AM

sweet!

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#4 posted 02-12-2011 02:13 AM

cool lathe work :-)

Dennis

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#5 posted 02-12-2011 02:14 AM

Dam logs.

-- Mel,

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#6 posted 02-12-2011 02:57 AM

Beautiful.
Nature are so amazing.
Best thoughts,
MaFe

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#7 posted 02-12-2011 03:21 AM

Thanks for sharing!

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#8 posted 02-12-2011 03:45 AM

I’ll be dam…Vwery nice..

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#9 posted 02-12-2011 04:37 AM

Mother earth has great technique!

-- If you want it and it's within reason... It's on it's way!

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#10 posted 02-12-2011 05:18 AM

Rapidly (or not so) flowing water on a small stone where it more or less stays in place and spins is a way cool method for making small spheres (marbles!).

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#11 posted 02-12-2011 05:35 AM

Are you considering finishing it.

-- Jack T, John 3:16 "For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life."

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#12 posted 02-12-2011 03:09 PM

Finishing???? don’t know… needs a natural finish, maybe moss?

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#13 posted 02-12-2011 06:20 PM

So don’t worry if your taking a long time to finish a turning project. It took Mother Nature YEARS to do this one.

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#14 posted 02-13-2011 03:20 AM

I wouldn’t put a finish on this, it will look like it was turned, leave it natural

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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#15 posted 03-15-2011 11:16 AM

cool

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