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I have many of my favorite turnings in my livingroom & around my house. But this is the first time I have ever taken a picture of them all at once & together. Most are my negative space designs up where I could get light thru them, then some solid designs, and some regular vessel turnings. One of my very favorite is the spider in a web in the upper left window! I hope you enjoy them , I sure do! That’s one of the wonderful things about being a woodworker, is that you can surround yourself with what you make & delight in it daily.

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.





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BritBoxmaker

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#1 posted 1091 days ago

Michelle, these would brighten even the darkest day. Seeing them has made mine. Second from left centre row is my favourite. That’s some talent you’ve got there.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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Bearpie

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#2 posted 1091 days ago

They are all beautiful and I don’t blame you for liking the spider as it is unusual and I can’t figure how you did it! I like the spalted vase on the table, I have a weakness for spalted wood! You do nice work.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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KayBee

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#3 posted 1091 days ago

I can see why these are your favorites. I can’t really choose just one. Kind of like choosing a favorite child.

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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peteg

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#4 posted 1091 days ago

Michelle, I loved seeing many of thes as each was posted, but seeing them in a collection adds another dimension to your creations & the strenght of you work.
I wouldn’t like to pick one out as they are all unique. :: ))))

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

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Hix

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#5 posted 1091 days ago

Michelle always look at your turnings (with envy sometimes) and am thrilled to see them as a group. Keep posting them!

-- ---call me---- Mark

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MShort

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#6 posted 1091 days ago

Michelle,

I have seen much of you work being on various common forums. It is a site to see them all together. Makes for a one great looking display.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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tjdv

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#7 posted 1091 days ago

Me Shell, these are nothing short of stunning. Thx for the display.

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CanuckGal

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#8 posted 1091 days ago

Absolutely awe inspiring! Thanks!

-- EGO postulo , EGO venalicium , EGO incidere. I measured, I marked, I cut. Latin instructions for firewood.

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michelletwo

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#9 posted 1091 days ago

thanks ya’ll . For those of you who might have missed it: I did a tutorial on a 5 centered turning and on the spider turning on Sawmill Creek.(michelle Rich) Those 2 are the simplist of all the turnings shown & you could recreate them with my secrets I shared. Enjoy & have fun .

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#10 posted 1091 days ago

They are all so lovely, I wouldn’t be able to pick a favorite! They are incredibly fluid and beautiful! :)

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 1091 days ago

They are really pretty; My wife would love them.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Bluepine38

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#12 posted 1091 days ago

Great display of wonderful work, I am just getting to where I can produce work that I can proudly display,
so I know the talent and artistry that you are showing here did not just happen overnight. Thank you
for sharing your work and giving others the help they need to learn to do the same.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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LittlePaw

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#13 posted 1090 days ago

You took wood turning to an entirely different – higher – level, Michelle! They are fascinating to look at and try to figure out just how you did it! They are all wonderful! ! ! !

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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michelletwo

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#14 posted 1090 days ago

thanks little paw (love that name!)

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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mtnwild

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#15 posted 1090 days ago

Making what we enjoy, shines through to others.
What a view. Something we don’t get to see every day. Very cool to see them together. Unique and beautiful. Great job…..............

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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