Diamonds in the Rough

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Project by lizardhead posted 01-01-2012 09:00 PM 1081 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I call this Diamonds in the Rough because it is my first attempt to cut in a diamond pattern and from the looks of things I could use some experience. I did not want to copy anyone exactly so I did change it up a bit & added a double sided top ring, the out side is checkered and the inside is basket weave. The lower portion of the inside is Flocked black felt (to hide even more mistakes) All in all I do like this bowl. You may criticize without reservations.

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best

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#1 posted 01-01-2012 09:06 PM

I think it is well done. Like the idea of two sided rim. I am not to fond of the flocking on the inside but I DO understand the reason behind it. I have had to get creative to hid some things many times.

-- Jen ~ Happiness is being covered in sawdust.

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#2 posted 01-01-2012 09:08 PM

I am jealous! Very nice work sir!

-- DaytonHM Dayton Va.

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#3 posted 01-01-2012 10:26 PM

Looks great!

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 01-01-2012 10:45 PM

I’m not a turner but I think it looks great. I’m always amazed at what you guys who turn can come up with.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#5 posted 01-02-2012 06:26 AM

Wonderful turning.

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#6 posted 01-03-2012 03:23 AM

Excellent Work…..... Beautiful!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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