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Project by Jan Hinsch posted 07-15-2011 03:22 AM 1902 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The wood whisperer made it look so easy I decided to give it a go. I don`t know why but it was much harder than I thought and know I`m building a drum sander just to re finish it. Anyway here it is

-- Jan, Argentina

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#1 posted 07-15-2011 04:14 AM

I love the wood you used.
Can you tell us what kind it is?
Great Job

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#2 posted 07-15-2011 04:35 AM

Welcome to the club. I too would love to know what wood you used in this.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#3 posted 07-15-2011 11:46 AM

Nice job and unique. Have to ask same question as the guys above … what kind of wood is it?

-- If I had more money, I'd have more tools

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Jan Hinsch

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#4 posted 07-15-2011 05:52 PM

Hi everyone, thanks for the kind comments. The woods I used are from Northern Argentina, one is called Red Anchico and the other one I think is called Loro Negro (black parrot) but I’m not very sure about this one because my wife threw away the receit I had with the names.

-- Jan, Argentina

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#5 posted 07-15-2011 09:44 PM

Which is why I usually write on the ends of boards and smooth areas of my turning stock what it is and how much I paid for it. If I should need the piece with the writing on, I re-write the name and figures on it (the same price) hey, I gotta make a profit too! If I got it free I don’t put the price down. Depending on the receipt is risky as they may accumulate and I forget which goes with what, or they get trashed like what happened to you.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#6 posted 07-16-2011 12:43 AM

VERY nice!!!! and very nice contrasting colours.


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#7 posted 07-16-2011 01:10 AM

Great colors, looks a bit like an exotic pink marble.

-- Smitty

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Jan Hinsch

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#8 posted 07-16-2011 01:12 AM

Bearpie, I should follwo your advice and write down the type of wood on the wood. As for the price, since I dont sell anything I do I prefer not remembering what I`m spending on lumber cause it would make my wallet cry,

-- Jan, Argentina

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#9 posted 07-27-2011 03:21 AM

No matter what it cost, you still made a wonderful CB with beautiful color that will last a long time. You should be proud!

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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