Winged box with lid

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Project by sedcokid posted 09-29-2011 05:46 PM 1394 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a fun and different project for me. I got the idea from a LJ buddie of mine after seeing it on Toyguy’s project list. It was a bit challenging sanding the wings while the piece was spinning but got her finished nicely. This piece measures 7.5” across and is made from Maple with a Black Walnut lid. The finish is wipe on Poly with five coats and then buffed on the beal.

All comments are welcomed….. Thanks for looking!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#1 posted 09-29-2011 05:50 PM

Looks like a true knuckle-buster. Very nicely done!

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#2 posted 09-29-2011 06:06 PM

Great looking bowl Chuck. I have not made a winged bowl yet. It is on the “to do” list at some point to try.

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

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#3 posted 09-29-2011 06:08 PM

What a beauty, Chuck!

I can’t imagine trying to sand it while it was spinning!


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 09-29-2011 06:54 PM

Very Nice.
I can not imagine trying one of these. Yikes.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#5 posted 09-29-2011 10:16 PM

hi another great bit of turning very nice wing bowl
the are great fun to make and a little sore on the knuckles how are yours


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#6 posted 09-29-2011 10:38 PM

Wow Chuck you have a production line goin at the moment, this a great turn & great practice in “shadow turning” nice contrast in the timbers :))

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

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#7 posted 09-30-2011 03:00 AM

Nice turning Chuck, great combination of grains. How are the knuckles?

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#8 posted 09-30-2011 03:03 AM

Thanks for the comments Guys, always good to hear from my buddies. This was a fun project and thanks to Toyguy for the link that showed how to make it…. Thanks Brian!! And a Big Thanks to Bob Hamilton for the video!!

No, I never hit my knuckles once, don’t ask my why I didn’t…... Just very careful I guess ;)
Peteg, no not a production line just a long time in posting projects

Thanks again guys for the kind words, I appreciate it!


-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#9 posted 09-30-2011 06:10 AM

Hey, very nice piece,Chuck!!

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

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#10 posted 10-03-2011 11:57 AM

Wow! very nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#11 posted 12-05-2011 05:14 AM

Chuck that is a very nice piece and you have some other very nice turning as well.

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#12 posted 12-05-2011 05:23 AM

Lou, thanks for the nice words! I am about ready to post some new projects…... So stay tuned!!


-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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