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Project by ldl posted 430 days ago 428 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This started out to be about 6” tall. I was going to make a slender stem and as I got close to about 3/8” I hit the pith which was very rotten. You can see it in the second and third picture. The top just popped off. It surprised me and I sat there looking kinda stupid(easy for me) trying to figure out what to do. The idea came to me to cut off the small parts of the stem on both ends. I then drilled a hole in the bottom making a mortise. I turned a tenon on the top and glued it back together. I had a little touch up to do where the two halves met but it werked.

It is now 4”tall x 2” wide. It is make from Hickory and finished with Capt Eddies OB Shine Juice.

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





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49bill

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#1 posted 429 days ago

Dewayne looks good to me when ever you can turn a oops! into something that still looks nice your still ahead of the oops!

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia

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hunter71

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#2 posted 429 days ago

lookin good. You’ll be turning inside out pieces before you know it.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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cosmicturner

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#3 posted 429 days ago

That is what I like about wood turning there is no plan you just keep changing the designs and finding new solutions for all of the problems you encounter kind of like life…if you embrace the changes it goes well…nice turning

-- Cosmicturner

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ldl

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#4 posted 429 days ago

Thanks for the comments guys.

My Daddy used to say “Where there’s a will there’s a way. Here’s will where the heck is way?”

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

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