my girlfriend's first handles

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Maple, walnut and purpleheart. This was her first turning project and did pretty darn good. Downside is now I have to spend money on better turning tools for her. If that’s a downside.

-- Sparks

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#1 posted 01-04-2013 04:29 AM

They look cool,nice.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#2 posted 01-04-2013 05:26 AM

Nice color combination!!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#3 posted 01-04-2013 07:45 AM

Good question at the end!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 01-04-2013 01:11 PM

These look gr8! 2 o my favorite things…. ice cream & pizza…. don’t get any better than that

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#5 posted 01-04-2013 05:16 PM

That’s good! Great choice of wood! The purpleheart totally complements with walnut .

-- "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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#6 posted 01-04-2013 08:31 PM

Well done, congrats to her. Sharing time in the shop with your boss is fun. Blondie just told me she wants to start learing to make signs with the router. I’m like cool I’ll go buy the templates.

Have fun and look fwd to seeing more from you guys.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#7 posted 01-04-2013 09:36 PM

Fantastic pieces! worth spending the money. You can’t buy precious memories.


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#8 posted 01-05-2013 02:49 PM

Great color combo and the shaping is well done. It looks like you will be sharing the shop permanently. That can really test a relationship but make it stronger too. Enjoy your time together!

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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