A few turnings and a box

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Project by Nick_R posted 07-17-2012 09:26 PM 1233 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

For whatever reason I really enjoy using my lathe, especially with local wood that I cull from trees but I also have used the “exotic” type you can purchase which do come out very nice. Here are a few images of my first attempts, I would like to post some of the other items but I never bothered to take pictures.

The first is simple red oak music box that I made for my wife. The second music box is made from purple heart scraps I pulled out of a junk pile.

The bottle stoppers are just experiments in turning and the coffee scoop is well… a coffee scoop. :>)

-- Hope for the best but plan for the worst.

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#1 posted 07-18-2012 02:00 AM

Some nice projects there Nick.

Good work.

And welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Eric, central Florida

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#2 posted 07-18-2012 03:45 AM

Welcome to LJ’s. Looks like you’ll fit right in! Good looking projects.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 07-18-2012 09:41 AM

Well done! looks great!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 07-22-2012 02:46 AM

Nice projects, Nick!!.............Jim

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

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#5 posted 07-22-2012 02:55 AM


Nice turnings and box making. Also welcome to LJs


-- Please help me help other Vets click..> is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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