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This is a newel post and stair way that I worked on.I turned the newel post and the cap that the railing is mitered in to in my shop.The newel is mahogany and it just barely fit on my lathe.
-- Brian Brooks, Maine
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#1 posted 07-16-2011 08:55 PM
Very nice! Gives me shivers to think of all the skew work involved. I’m new to turning and the skew still scares me.LOL Some day I hope to be able to turn something that nice.
-- The more I learn, the more I realize I don't know. Ron, Crossville Tn
#2 posted 07-16-2011 09:22 PM
I’ve been turning for a little wile and I hate the skew too!
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#3 posted 07-16-2011 10:09 PM
that is one hunk o hunk a wood. very nice job
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
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#4 posted 07-16-2011 10:52 PM
All I can say is it looks like it was very professionally done.I really like this stairway. we have a large stairway in our house built in the 1890’s and there is alot of decorative cast iron incorporated into it so I can apreciate your workmanship very much lovely piece again. Alistair
-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease
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#5 posted 07-17-2011 02:39 AM
Very nice design and workmanship. Thanks for sharing.
-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.
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#6 posted 07-17-2011 02:41 AM
Very nicely done.
-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir
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#7 posted 07-17-2011 03:40 AM
-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.
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