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Project by EyeOfTheJen posted 881 days ago 1677 views 1 time favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Life has been crazy with the early arrival of the nice weather. So many things keeping me out of the shop.

This was just a small chunk of Ambrosia Maple that had been staring at me from the shelf.. I just couldn’t take it anymore and HAD to turn it. The flowerbeds can wait another day… lol

Sorry I have not been on much to see everyone’s projects and comment.. I will try to catch up this week!

Also excuse the lack of photography skills on these shots.. didn’t have time to get the photo booth set up this week.

Enjoy the sunshine!

Jen

-- Jen ~ Happiness is being covered in sawdust.





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doncutlip

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#1 posted 881 days ago

Nice choice of wood, really interesting grain pattern

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Spoontaneous

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#2 posted 881 days ago

Wow… that is one pretty piece of wood. Nice job ‘bringing it out’.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 881 days ago

Beautiful,great form and wonderful wood.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Vintagetoni

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#4 posted 881 days ago

You did that piece of wood justice! Thanks for the inspiration!

-- toni --- SW WI...working on shop setup....wish I could say diligently. "Time is a healer, a friend & a maker of dreams."

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Joe0907

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#5 posted 881 days ago

That is a beautiful piece! I really like the finish.

-- Joe

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blackcherry

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#6 posted 881 days ago

Stunning grain pattern along with a very nice turn, tomorrow will bring even nicer lumber thanks for sharing…BC

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Jimbo4

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#7 posted 881 days ago

WOW! Beautiful! Where did you get such a large hunk of Ambrosia Maple??

-- BELT SANDER: Used for making rectangular gouges in wood.

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branch

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#8 posted 881 days ago

hi nice very nice piece off wood lovely grain pattern in it you did a great Job love it

branch

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HalDougherty

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#9 posted 881 days ago

That’s an absolutely beautiful piece of wood! And your craftsmanship is fantastic. Id love to have a log like that laying in my yard.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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peteg

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#10 posted 881 days ago

A killer opiece of timber Jen & a turn to match, lovely job great finish
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Woodbridge

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#11 posted 881 days ago

beautiful piece of wood, turned into a beautiful form.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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degoose

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#12 posted 881 days ago

Fine peice of timber and a fine piece of work…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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lizardhead

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#13 posted 880 days ago

That looks fantastic, my question is. Do you cut out a usable chunk of wood from the inside or is the inside laying on the floor in chips?

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#14 posted 880 days ago

Great looking turning. Very well done.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Jim Jakosh

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#15 posted 880 days ago

Great piece and superb wood grain!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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