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Project by johnstoneb posted 639 days ago 1242 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This one is made of avodire and bloodwood. It was dificult to turn. The avodire is quite a bit softer than the bloodwood and tears easily.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID





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#1 posted 639 days ago

Beautiful work Bruce

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 639 days ago

A+++

-- Joel

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#3 posted 639 days ago

Awesome work Bruce.

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#4 posted 639 days ago

That is so pretty I’m not sure it would even hurt it someone hit you in the head with it. Well done.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#5 posted 639 days ago

To pretty to use :).

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#6 posted 638 days ago

Dude, that joinery is so cool.

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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#7 posted 638 days ago

+1 on the cool joinery at the neck. Darned if I can figure how you did it . . . can you explain?

Awesome looking.

-- If you lend someone $20 and never see that person again, it was probably a wise investment.

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#8 posted 638 days ago

I added another picture. Glue up your handle stock then glue your head stock around it.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#9 posted 636 days ago

Im with judgesawdust? It appears that the head is all one piece….or was it glued up around the handle prior to turning?

-- "Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life"....Pablo Picasso

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