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Tiny cup made from Ebony, Paduak and Osage Orange
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#1 posted 03-02-2012 03:46 AM
Very nice. I just bought a Delta 46-460 lathe. My first lathe and I am really enjoying it.
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#2 posted 03-02-2012 04:38 AM
Mines a Sherline, intended for doing small detailed metal work. It has its original 18” base on now but I have a 24” replacement on my bench waiting to take its place very soon. Sometimes I found the tailstock got in the way of working the inside. Shallow plates and saucers were fine but as I started working on taller vessels it became more of an issue for me.
I think I will invest in a real wood turning lathe later this year so I can start making larger pieces
What made you deciude to go with the Delta? ... I have not really compared any yet
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#3 posted 03-02-2012 04:47 PM
I like this little cup alot! Great work!I like the color choices.
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#4 posted 03-03-2012 02:44 AM
Beautifully executed! Simple yet complex. Very elegant.
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#5 posted 03-03-2012 02:53 AM
That’s very Pretty! I like the fine line of Osage for accent. Sweet!
#6 posted 03-03-2012 03:39 AM
I read a lot of good reviews on the delta. Watched a lot of wood turning videos on utube to get an idea of what to look for. One of the guys I watched recently bought the delta. And gave it a very good review. I liked it’s V belt drive setup, the variable speed dial, forward and reversing function, which improves sanding. I’ve had it about a month and I love it.
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#7 posted 03-03-2012 02:46 PM
Very classy look…
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#8 posted 03-03-2012 07:31 PM
Elegant, and well sized for sake!
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