My first spindle reproduction job

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Project by Roper posted 07-01-2011 02:42 PM 1154 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have a buddy who works for a painting company in Denver and he needed to have some custom spindles made so I told him I would take the challenge. All turned by hand not with a duplicator. I am working both sides of woodturning the production and art side.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#1 posted 07-01-2011 04:00 PM

Nicely done, Roper.


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#2 posted 07-01-2011 04:04 PM

They look dead-on. Always nice for a departure.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#3 posted 07-01-2011 10:20 PM

Looks right on,how long time took the first one vs the last one ?

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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#4 posted 07-01-2011 11:06 PM

Thanks guys and gals. The first one took a little over an hour with layout and turning by the end I think I had it down to about 1/2 hour.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#5 posted 07-02-2011 12:06 AM

Wow, who needs a “copy ” set up, great job Roper. nice looking timber also if your client wanted to stain & not paint :))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#6 posted 07-02-2011 01:38 PM

Roper, Good Job you sure don’t need to have a duplicator…. You Are One!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#7 posted 07-03-2011 12:24 AM

Very nice work!

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