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First segmented turning

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Project by MasterSergeant posted 03-28-2013 04:27 PM 716 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sorry about the duplication! I don’t know what caused this to happen.

Simple project but learned more about segmented turning. Now on bigger and better turning ;-P

Maple (soft) and Walnut woods represented here, both are from limbs I milled earlier this spring.

This is my first attempt at turning anything segmented. While not all that complicated I did discover the need to have perfectly matched mating surfaces? The smallest gap ruins the piece, yep this is not my first attempt but my first success ;-D Not sure who in the family will claim such a large key bob, but I am sure someone will.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction





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cajunpen

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#1 posted 03-28-2013 05:29 PM

Nicely done.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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murch

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#2 posted 03-28-2013 05:43 PM

I know what you mean about flat surfaces for gluing. Success is hard to come by, but worth it.
Nice job

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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MasterSergeant

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#3 posted 03-28-2013 11:00 PM

Just finished another segmenting project. This pen turned out very nicely, I think I am going to like this new area I am delving into!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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woodbutcherbynight

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#4 posted 03-29-2013 01:50 AM

MSGT, try gluing vertical lines just off center and mill a pen, they have a very unique look. Check out a few of my recent post on turnings to see what I am talking about.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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clieb91

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#5 posted 03-29-2013 02:29 AM

These both look great. I too have been playing around a bit and like most of the outcomes. Have fun and can’t wait to see what else you come up with.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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doubleDD

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#6 posted 03-30-2013 12:54 AM

Looks great. will make a great holder for boater.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 04-01-2013 02:56 PM

They’re beautiful! Like segmented turnings, great patterns and colors. Great job!

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MasterSergeant

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#8 posted 04-02-2013 10:06 PM

woodbutcherbynight I took your advice and l gave a go at verticale, wow what fun this is going to be!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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