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My first turned box

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Project by ldl posted 01-02-2013 at 07:25 PM 703 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided to try my hand at turned boxes. I have some 2.5” x 2.5” square oak shipping stock and I cut a 5” piece. I turned it round then added the rings. I used a forsner bit to hollow out the inside. It was a fun project. I used CA glue to finish with. A couple of first here.

The last picture was the actual first try but a crack developed and so I cut the other blank and turned it. I later filled the crack with CA glue and went ahead and turned it without a cap. Finished with Capt Eddie’s OB shine juice.

Both are made from oak

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -





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#1 posted 01-02-2013 at 07:54 PM

Very nice turning.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-02-2013 at 08:46 PM

Looks good, but I hope you’re not wearing that new PM lathe out. ;-)

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#3 posted 01-03-2013 at 03:07 AM

GREAT JOB DEWAYNE.

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#4 posted 01-03-2013 at 04:53 AM

Thanks for the comments.

John I’m gona do my best to. Haaa Haaa.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#5 posted 01-04-2013 at 05:56 AM

Very neat…great turning pieces. Amazing work!

—www.sawblade.com

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#6 posted 01-05-2013 at 06:02 AM

Nice! turning I have had a lathe for a while and just now attempting to use it

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia

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#7 posted 01-05-2013 at 05:39 PM

Since I got my new one I’m liking mine more and more. Just got to learn how to use the tools. I watch all the videos and I don’t hold mine nothing like they do. When I try they sometimes go crazy. I’m learning though that you just have to keep trying and it will come.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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