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Project by captbbrooks posted 07-16-2011 06:37 PM 3096 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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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rmoore

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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

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#2 posted 07-16-2011 09:22 PM

I’ve been turning for a little wile and I hate the skew too!

-- Brian Brooks, Maine

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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. 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

Brian,

Very nice design and workmanship. Thanks for sharing.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#6 posted 07-17-2011 02:41 AM

Very nicely done.

always,
J.C.

-- 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

beautiful

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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