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This ornament is 7 inchs long and is made with maple and paduak. I did not put a sealer on it before sanding so the red migrated into the maple as you can see in the photo. I will learn the hard way. BLO with lacquer.
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#1 posted 12-13-2011 05:15 PM
very impressive ! good start on a merry christmas ! Happy holidays to you and yours.
your north florida friend don s.
-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !
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#2 posted 12-13-2011 07:03 PM
Beautiful. Your realitives will some now better get to making more.
-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened
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#3 posted 12-13-2011 07:24 PM
-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---
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#4 posted 12-13-2011 10:40 PM
Very cool ornament. Gotta love paduak !
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#5 posted 12-14-2011 12:29 AM
Mega cool, nice turning!!!
-- Kelly, woodworker under construction
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#6 posted 12-14-2011 02:19 AM
Not being a turner but have a small lathe, could you post a small how to on how to proceed to build something like this? Really need to know how do you get such a nice sharp point on the end and when you cut it how do you keep it from flying away? Thanks for the look at this nice ornament. Pat
-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!
#7 posted 12-15-2011 04:56 PM
Belg1960 Go to youtube and look for bobhamm5 or hayden and look at there videos. they have a lot of videos on how to turn these.
#8 posted 12-17-2011 12:58 AM
PAPLOU, thanks for the info. Looks like I’ll need to get a new jaw for the lathe, hello Santa
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