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a couple of recent turnings..

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Project by woodkiller posted 01-24-2012 03:08 PM 1586 views 3 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are 2 of the 3 turnings that I have been able to complete since Christmas. I normally turn at least 6 days a week and on the weekend I get 5-7 hours a day. I have been too busy to turn and that is not good. The bowl is ambrosia maple, sanded to 600 grit and finished with spray lacquer. The second is a hollow form of an unknown wood type. It is also finished with spray lacquer. Comments are welcome. Thanks for looking.





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woodshaver (Tony)

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#1 posted 01-24-2012 03:13 PM

Very interesting grain! I really like your work!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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ed220

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#2 posted 01-24-2012 04:30 PM

Very very nice. Love the grain. Awesome turning !

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Woodbridge

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#3 posted 01-24-2012 04:31 PM

both very nice turnings. The grain on the bowl and the way it is ringed with clear wood at the top is vey strikiing and to me, quite unique. I did a double take at first wondering of it was an applied decoration or natural. Great job.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

#4 posted 01-24-2012 04:57 PM

Very good-looking!!!

-- https://www.facebook.com/blaz.lidiya

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#5 posted 01-24-2012 05:15 PM

These are amazing, what are the dimensions?

-- Ryan

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stefang

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#6 posted 01-24-2012 06:06 PM

I love the bark edged bowel. Stunning grain and very nicely turned.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 01-24-2012 06:09 PM

Hi Really very well done. I have one comment on the natural edge bowl. The foot I would have made at
least 25mm 1” smaller in diameter other wise goooooood Regards Roger

-- Africa is not for sissies

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#8 posted 01-24-2012 06:09 PM

Much higher caliber than I can turn… I love it.

-- Laywer by day, Carpenter by later in the day.

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#9 posted 01-24-2012 06:40 PM

very well done

-- Joe, Ga

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Transition

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#10 posted 01-24-2012 08:27 PM

WOW! Nice turns!

-- Andrew, Orange County, CA - www.TransitionTurning.com

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woodkiller

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#11 posted 01-24-2012 10:14 PM

Ryan the bowl is just over 12” wide and the hollow form is 9” tall.

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#12 posted 01-24-2012 11:19 PM

What a pattern on that bowl! And you cut it with delicacy and precision. That’s a show stopper!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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#13 posted 01-25-2012 05:01 AM

All of these have killer wood ,nice turnings.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#14 posted 01-25-2012 03:06 PM

I really like both pieces.. thanks for posting.

-- Don, North Carolina,http://www.ncdon.com Working full time at retired.

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#15 posted 01-25-2012 09:28 PM

Beatuful turnings !!

-- William from the oldest town in Texas

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