Curly walnut jar

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Project by hairy posted 07-04-2011 09:45 PM 1309 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is for my wife. She liked the one I did for my granddaughter, so I surprised her with this today. I changed it up a little.

Curly walnut ( I wish I had more of that) , 2” wide x 4 ” tall, including the cap. I think the cap is lacewood, but I’m not sure.

-- My reality check bounced...

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#1 posted 07-04-2011 10:49 PM

Amazing what can be done with a little wood.

Please the wife…more time in the shop!

Nice job.

-- Rod ~ There's never enough time to finish a project, but there's always time to start another one.

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#2 posted 07-04-2011 11:19 PM

Nice little jar.

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Dan'um Style

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#3 posted 07-04-2011 11:31 PM

good shape and style … great posting

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#4 posted 07-05-2011 06:31 AM

Hairy, nice project…I’m sure the wife loved it!

By the way I thought the lathe turned round things….how do you get it to turn a flat side ??? :)

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

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#5 posted 07-05-2011 09:39 AM

Hairy, I’m with Mathew I think your lathe has a flat :))))))
Nice job Man

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

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#6 posted 07-05-2011 10:27 PM

Thanks fellas!

Matt, I didn’t turn it flat. It started out flat, and never got to round completely. I got the idea from my little brass hammer handle.

-- My reality check bounced...

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