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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.

-- PAPLOU





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Porchfish

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#1 posted 960 days ago

very impressive ! good start on a merry christmas !
Happy holidays to you and yours.

your north florida friend don s.

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

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Eagle1

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#2 posted 960 days ago

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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MShort

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#3 posted 960 days ago

Very nice.

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

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ed220

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#4 posted 960 days ago

Very cool ornament. Gotta love paduak !

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MasterSergeant

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#5 posted 960 days ago

Mega cool, nice turning!!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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Belg1960

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#6 posted 960 days ago

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!!!

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paplou

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#7 posted 958 days ago

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.

-- PAPLOU

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Belg1960

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#8 posted 957 days ago

PAPLOU, thanks for the info. Looks like I’ll need to get a new jaw for the lathe, hello Santa

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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