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Project by Bob Collins posted 09-02-2012 01:42 AM 1173 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I don’t know what make of plywood this is but was amongst the Marine Ply cut offs I got recently. It is heavier
that the other ply and had pink colouring through it. Was difficult to turn as it chipped even when turning with a very sharp skew chisel and scrapers. Needed a lot of sanding to get the final finish. Just a series of photos to show the different patterns that could be achieved if the layering was planned before gluing.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 09-02-2012 02:02 AM

Really beautiful job.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 09-02-2012 02:03 AM

That’s a sweet one,Bob! How tall is it?
You don’t find that pink coloring a lot in plywood. maybe the glue did it.
I cut up the big batch of plywood we got yesterday and some has a black outer layer that looks like it was rough sanded. It looks almost like plastic. I’m using that first for my segmenting. I may only make a bowl!
.............Jim

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

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#3 posted 09-02-2012 02:56 AM

You are a genius, my friend.

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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branch

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#4 posted 09-02-2012 02:40 PM

hi bob another very nice piece of turning
i like it very nice patren in the plywood
branch

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#5 posted 09-02-2012 10:26 PM

Amazing plywood !

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#6 posted 09-04-2012 09:56 PM

These are all lovely colourful pieces you are on at the moment Bob with the ply, real signature stuff :)
pete

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

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