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A 10” mill in walnut, with holly strips inlaid in the blank before turning. How’d I do?
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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)
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#1 posted 04-09-2013 11:05 PM
I think it is awesome! Especially for a first effort, Barb! Really nice choice of wood and pretty sleek design too. I think it is a winner! :)
-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"
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#2 posted 04-09-2013 11:20 PM
Nice. I like it.I always wanted to try one of these.
The holly looks just the right size and shape to me.Steve
-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon
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#3 posted 04-09-2013 11:39 PM
Nice one Barb
-- - Terry
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#4 posted 04-10-2013 12:25 AM
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#5 posted 04-10-2013 01:00 AM
It’s elegant and beautiful!! The stripes really add an extra dimension to it.
-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe
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#6 posted 04-10-2013 01:12 AM
very nice, needs field testing to be sure… send it to me.. (laughing)
-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.
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#7 posted 04-10-2013 02:05 AM
That is really nice. Great use of contrasting woods. Well done.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#8 posted 04-10-2013 02:05 AM
So now you need one with ebony stripes to use for pepper and convert this one to salt.
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia firstname.lastname@example.org †
#9 posted 04-10-2013 03:29 AM
Thanks everyone! And Karson, leave it to you to come up with a Great idea…..
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#10 posted 04-10-2013 03:41 AM
And a good one it is…......
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#11 posted 04-10-2013 04:00 AM
How’d you do?, Hey Barb you don’t have to ask, this is a realy attractive piece very well dome Mam, so ….. when do we see the Salt grinder :))Love the simplicity of the main barrel, bet it feels great in handcheers BarbPete
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
#12 posted 04-10-2013 04:45 AM
Thanks Pete. It does feel good in the hand. And I think I’ll make Two new ones inlaid with colored woods for salt/pepper, not quite so tall. I have other works to complete first, but this is high on my list now!
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#13 posted 04-10-2013 06:24 AM
Great job Barb. Now I am going to have to try my hand at making one, or two or three. Who knows it looks like fun to me. Thanks for sharing.
-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (email@example.com)
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#14 posted 04-10-2013 08:26 AM
Hi Barb, I love it, you have done a great job with this. Looking forward to seeing some more.
Thanks for sharing Barb
-- When you know better you do better.
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#15 posted 04-10-2013 08:51 AM
Great work and it has really nice flow to this. I really like the lined on this… I look fwd to the next ones.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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