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Project by socrbent posted 12-24-2012 07:48 PM 626 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Tis the season….to finish presents.

This project helped me learn a lot about different woods and turning. Lacewood is relatively soft and it turned rough. The maple was a dream to turn. Tried to glue parts together and then turn – broke 2 joints. The bocote did not make a strong glue joint with the maple end grain to end grain. I took a remaining blank that had bocote glued to maple, drilled and inserted a oak dowel in middle – this held. Used 3 coats of lacquer to finish.

Also made 6 of the oven rack push/pulls. I made a pattern, then glued up maple and walnut blanks, cut close on band saw, used two different pattern bits, filed some remaining rough spots, rounded over edges, sanded, and 2 coats of tung oil and 2 of wax.

Have a joyous Christmas!
Gene

-- socrbent Ohio





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#1 posted 12-24-2012 10:22 PM

Nice ornaments Gene. Merry Christmas !!!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#2 posted 12-24-2012 10:42 PM

These are beautiful,very nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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