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A couple of mushrooms

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Project by ldl posted 02-07-2013 03:56 PM 511 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a perfect example of something starting out as one thing and ending up another. I started out making a goblet but after a few mess up with the dreaded skew I had to change direction. I looked at it for a while and then the mushroom took shape. I haven’t turned a mushroom before that I rem so I guess this is my first.

Made from post oak. The large one is 2 1/2” x 2” and smaller is 2” x 1 3/8”. Finished with Capt Eddie’s OB Shine Juice

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





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Rustic

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#1 posted 02-07-2013 04:31 PM

Nice Job. Love the mid project design mods too. You want one thing the wood says hell no. lol

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 02-07-2013 04:34 PM

We’ve all been there. Good job.

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

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Pcwoodchipes

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#3 posted 02-07-2013 04:59 PM

Good Job LDL . I can see you are liking your wood turning. Keep it up buddy.

-- Gary Panama City Fl In God I Trust

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#4 posted 02-07-2013 05:24 PM

When I started turning, I did mushrooms, many many mushrooms. I think I still have some. They are good practice.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#5 posted 02-07-2013 06:19 PM

What do they taste like? Are they crunchy?

-- Cosmicturner

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ldl

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#6 posted 02-08-2013 01:21 AM

Thanks for the comments

Rick the wood usually wins too.

Monte you are so right. It happens often to me.

Gary I am gettin in to it for sure.

Hunter you know mushrooms are fun to do.

Jeff they taste kinda dry and to crunch for my taste. Haaa Haaa

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

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Pcwoodchipes

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#7 posted 02-08-2013 02:34 AM

I do think you would have to soak them a very long time in something then water.

-- Gary Panama City Fl In God I Trust

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