|Project by Bob Collins||posted 09-08-2011 10:44 AM||1812 views||0 times favorited||9 comments|
Finally got onto the lathe after the knee replacement and wanted to finish this before getting the other knee done at the end of this week.
Have found a supply of glass vase inserts at $3aus each and people can now have water and fresh flowers in these and other segmented vases I have done. Have found the dremel 4000 using a mill drill bit in the extension lead is comfortable when piercing and although the revs are only 30-35,000rpm a clean piercing can be achieved.
Question to American L.J’s, the wood used is recycled shipping pallets which are marked “made in the USA” can anyone identify the wood. Could be a hard wood as it is heavy but is easy to carve with dremel burrs, this seems to have a pinkish color and nice grain.
-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.