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Project by grosa posted 844 days ago 2504 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The center rope is made from Pua Rosa, the outside is made from Hickory, the top and base is made from Purple Heart. It has 4 coats of clear water lacquer.

-- Have a great day.





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Cedar64

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#1 posted 844 days ago

That Is Really Nice Work. Very Different. Execellent Job !!!

-- Russell @ Rhode Island Woodworker

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#3 posted 844 days ago

how did you do the spirals?..

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#4 posted 844 days ago

Real original design nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 843 days ago

I’m with Gonecrazy on this. The Boss (wife) is after me to make a poster bed with spirals like yours. So I need to learn how to make them for the bed she wants. How would you like to do a tutorial on it?

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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grosa

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#6 posted 843 days ago

Thank you everyone for your comments. I did this spiral on the legacy1500 mill. Here is a link to give you a direction on how to make a hollow spiral.http://legacywoodworking.com/class.cfm?id=24 The next one will have an acrylic center spiral with blue LED lights and Sepele outer spiral. I am almost done with it, here is a sneak peek.

-- Have a great day.

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grosa

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#7 posted 843 days ago

-- Have a great day.

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#8 posted 843 days ago

It looks like its bleeding. Great job.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

#9 posted 829 days ago

I like this piece allot.

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)

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grosa

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#10 posted 828 days ago

Thank you Dennis.

-- Have a great day.

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lew

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#11 posted 828 days ago

Beautiful!

I’ve made hollow spiral candle holders using a forsner bit and the drill press. What a PIA!

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

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Zepe

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#12 posted 824 days ago

The tool for doing this kind of work is called an ‘ornamental mill’.

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grosa

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#13 posted 824 days ago

Thank for your comments. This was dome on the Legacy Ornamental Mill 1500. With this tool it is very simple to do if you just follow the directions. There are plenty of video’s on you tube about it.

-- Have a great day.

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#14 posted 775 days ago

they did not have the legacy ornamental mill (or any other CNC machine) when I started my project, 30 years ago. Sometime I wish they did, it may not have taken me three years to develop. I had to build from scratch, machine tooling and hardware.I do like your project, the different types of wood makes it beautiful. Lampman.

-- all things possible with patience and tenacity.

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