Woodturning History

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Project by DougRog posted 11-27-2012 10:14 PM 1025 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I stopped my job as an industrial hand woodturner about 20 years ago, but finally decided to put some of the unpaid fun pieces that were laying around the house onto one upper shelf in the office. Looks a bit like a menagerie of my woodturning history (the fun part anyway). All the industrial pieces like the stair balusters, newel posts, porch posts, etc., well I didn’t show them off cause that was work!

-- The Higest Art, the Highest Science, and the Highest Religion is the same thing.

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#1 posted 11-27-2012 10:38 PM

Eye popping projects!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#2 posted 11-28-2012 12:25 AM

Great turning! Looks like a wealth of talent to me. What will you be turning next?

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#3 posted 11-28-2012 12:51 AM

Great work. Looks quality from here.

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

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#4 posted 11-28-2012 01:57 AM

Ha! Woodworking! what a joy! I would say you had a bit of fun doing all those nice looking pieces!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#5 posted 11-28-2012 02:24 AM

Bet you spent many a happy hour or 2 making this nice collection, well done :)

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

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#6 posted 11-28-2012 09:18 PM

Welcome to LJs. Wow, an industrial woodturner… and you still found time to have some fun with it too. I’ve got a shelf a little like your’s, my wife says I can dust them though. Looks like real nice work.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#7 posted 12-02-2012 07:17 PM

well we can see here that there was fun and love of turning for sure, would like to see anything you have made, weather paid for it or not, post it, your work is beautiful…and i enjoy seeing it…grizz

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