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#1 posted 01-16-2008 10:00 AM
That is a neat little box, looks like it came out nicely.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#2 posted 01-16-2008 11:47 AM
Nice box, simple lines. Good job.
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#3 posted 01-16-2008 02:30 PM
very nice . Simple details but the lid fits wonderfully.
-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein
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#4 posted 01-16-2008 06:47 PM
That’s a nice little box.
-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)
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#5 posted 01-16-2008 06:50 PM
Cool little box!
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
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#6 posted 01-16-2008 07:41 PM
I like the transition detail where the top fits into the box. Nice job.
-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
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#7 posted 01-16-2008 07:51 PM
Nice! What kind of lathe do you use? What do you think are important features in a lathe?
-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."
#8 posted 01-17-2008 12:02 AM
thank you allRoz: My lathe is a Harbor Freight tool. I forget the model. It has a 6” clearance between the bed and the spindle. they call this a 12”swing (meaning the largest bowl or platter I can turn is 12”). Most important features? Weight and stability if like me you are shaping firewood. Seriously I’m such a newbie but imho the best lathe is the one you got. Turn Turn Turn and it’s like throwing rocks. You will learn from doing and being persistent about it. I bought this little lathe at a garage sale because I didn’t know if I would enjoy it. Frankly I find it fascinating. I’m hoping to get a newer one soon. I will be looking for weight, capacity over the bed and power mostly.
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#9 posted 01-17-2008 05:58 PM
Great box Sed, keep turning and learning. mike
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
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#10 posted 01-18-2008 05:17 PM
a post, huh? And voila—an awesome box
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
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