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Project by ART LACKEY posted 01-03-2012 04:12 AM 1278 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these finials on a legacy ornamental mill which shouldn’t be able to do this pattern on this shape. So I made a fixture to do this and it works (as you can see) very well.It has opened up many possibilities for this machine. However this can be done with their cnc model,but I did it with their manual model #900. I wasn’t sure how it would work,but when I tried it,it worked like a dream. These are for a front entry way.—It is so nice to work with mahogany. It cuts like butter and sands so easy.—-Love it!

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#1 posted 01-03-2012 04:18 AM

really nice work – the detail at the tops is great. Thanks for sharing Art.

Chris

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#2 posted 01-03-2012 04:44 AM

Good work Art.

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#3 posted 01-03-2012 06:23 AM

Those are beatifully done!

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#4 posted 01-03-2012 02:32 PM

When I first looked I wondered if you had done it on a legacy. I know you cannot do it on a 900, or any manual machine. You have my mind all a’twitter, as I have a legacy & have wanted to do stuff like this on bowls and round objects. Your entryway will look awesome with these!

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#5 posted 01-04-2012 12:14 AM

BEAUTIFUL!!

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#6 posted 02-05-2012 04:50 PM

Very nice finials, would you mind posting a few pictures of how you did that on your legacy,
i would like to make some pineapples as well Thanks

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