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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 04-10-2012 12:47 AM 1627 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the second wooden hat that I turned out of two solid silky oak and sixty pieces of she oak ventilator. The only difference of #1 is the brim that goes upwards.
For long time I wanted to turn a hat but I put that project off worrying of its diffuclty, size and thickness. But I was encouraged by the first hat and within less three weeks I turned three hats. I found they were easier than my expectations.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#1 posted 04-10-2012 12:51 AM

Nice, Sam!

I think I like the turned up brim a little better. Looks more festive.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 04-10-2012 01:08 AM

I think I like this one better. Easier? OK, just keep on encouraging us turners.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#3 posted 04-10-2012 01:47 AM

Love the hats, and your daughter is beautiful! She should be a model :)

-- Snookie, Jasper,GA

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#4 posted 04-10-2012 03:37 AM

Nice work Sam. did she wear it for Easter?

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 04-10-2012 10:20 AM

another amazing work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 04-10-2012 01:52 PM

Not sure if your new fashion statements are going to catch on in Paris, but they look great on your lovely
daughter. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 79 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#7 posted 04-10-2012 08:24 PM

hi cool hat great piece of turning i like it
must try one of those sometime soon

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#8 posted 04-11-2012 09:52 PM

Thank you all for your comments.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#9 posted 04-13-2012 03:05 AM

You never cease to amaze Sam. Great work.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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