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Walking Stick handles from Curly Morare, Curly Movingui (dunnage)

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Project by PASs posted 562 days ago 1134 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made some sample handles a few weeks ago for a gentleman who sells walking sticks.
He called and asked for more so I turned these.
Average time on the lathe from square blank to 320 grit sanded was 10 minutes.
Some pieces were Curly Movingui or Curly Morare.
I don’t know the species of the lighter colored wood, but it has a VERY irritating odor.

I made a 16 minute video of the process…

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."





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Jamie Speirs

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#1 posted 561 days ago

Nice wee project
Amazing what can be found in pallets
Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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nonickswood

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#2 posted 561 days ago

Pete,
these are Great! a Baker’s Dozen!
That’s some quick turning!
VERY NICE!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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Fishinbo

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#3 posted 560 days ago

Very nice handles! Great turning those beautiful wood into beautiful shapes.

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Roger

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#4 posted 559 days ago

Very kool Pete. Very round

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 559 days ago

wow no one has to tell you to get a grip:)) Great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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