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Project by EyeOfTheJen posted 04-01-2012 04:19 PM 1688 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 04-01-2012 04:21 PM

Nice choice of wood, really interesting grain pattern

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Spoontaneous

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#2 posted 04-01-2012 04:23 PM

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 04-01-2012 04:25 PM

Beautiful,great form and wonderful wood.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Vintagetoni

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#4 posted 04-01-2012 05:10 PM

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 04-01-2012 05:38 PM

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

-- Joe

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blackcherry

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#6 posted 04-01-2012 05:40 PM

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 04-01-2012 06:02 PM

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 04-01-2012 06:46 PM

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 04-01-2012 07:26 PM

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 04-01-2012 07:50 PM

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 04-01-2012 07:57 PM

beautiful piece of wood, turned into a beautiful form.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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degoose

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#12 posted 04-01-2012 08:29 PM

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 04-01-2012 10:40 PM

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 04-01-2012 11:09 PM

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 04-02-2012 12:32 AM

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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