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This piece has some nice figure. I didn’t want all that nice curl to wind up as sawdust.

Pecan stopper.

6” x 3 and 1/2” oil finish

-- the last of Barret's Privateers...





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wiswood2

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#1 posted 08-26-2011 04:48 PM

very nice.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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Porchfish

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#2 posted 08-26-2011 04:49 PM

Nicely done ! very nicely done !

-- If it smells good, eat it ! The pig caught under the fence is the one doing all thesquealing

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 08-26-2011 08:48 PM

Now that is different. Nice job and thanks for sharing!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Dusty56

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#4 posted 08-26-2011 09:45 PM

Nice save , Hairy !! Unique design as well : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Roger

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#5 posted 08-26-2011 10:22 PM

poppin nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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s_grifter

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#6 posted 08-26-2011 10:29 PM

That is very cool.

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peteg

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#7 posted 08-27-2011 12:12 AM

Neat little desing there Hairy, nice job, I’m with you dont waste scraps LOL :: ))))

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

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learnin2do

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#8 posted 08-27-2011 06:00 AM

That is just -wow! How do you fit it so perfectly?

-- christine

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hairy

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#9 posted 08-27-2011 02:54 PM

Thank you all!

Christine- it’s not what I do, it’s what I don’t do.

I don’t start with a square blank, and I don’t make it completely round. A square goes to round pretty quickly, a rectangle takes longer. I stop somewhere in between the 2. I hope this helps.

-- the last of Barret's Privateers...

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Beginningwoodworker

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#10 posted 08-27-2011 04:35 PM

Beautiful work, hairy.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Dusty56

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#11 posted 08-27-2011 10:16 PM

Hairy , do you knock , knock , knock…..the wood until it forms a round shape , or do you cut a V shape on one end of the rectangle first , to speed up the process ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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hairy

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#12 posted 08-27-2011 11:47 PM

Dusty, I rough it to shape with a spindle roughing gouge. It’s basically spindle turning. The next step was to mount it in a chuck and hollow it.

-- the last of Barret's Privateers...

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Dusty56

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#13 posted 08-28-2011 03:50 PM

Thanks , Hairy…..I guess I was assuming that the rectangular shape would “catch” the gouge more often than not. I’ll have to give one a whirl : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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cdbridge39

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#14 posted 08-30-2011 12:48 AM

Nice little bottle, Hairy that pecan top looks a little familiar though.

-- If it ain't broke don't fix it, if you fix it make it better than it has to be.

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Arlin Eastman

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#15 posted 08-30-2011 01:06 AM

Hairy
Good work buddy. I once heard a song about somthing in a bottle.
Arlin

PS I really like the flat. I think most turners have to turn round and forget about the object’s charm

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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