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Some segmented turinings

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Project by lumberjoe posted 489 days ago 765 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided to get a little creative with materials in some recent turnings. I had some scraps of acrylic that really weren’t large enough for anything. I cut everything on my table saw using a small parts sled. I also used a 7 1/4” blade to conserve material since the acrylic pieces were really small. Sanding and finishing wood and acrylic together was a big challenge since the process is completely different for both. I think they came out pretty nice.

The first is a bottle opener with purple acrylic and walnut. I noticed that acrylic and wood don’t really bond well together, so I put some thin strips of aluminum (soda can) in between. Scoring up the surface of the aluminum worked well.

The second is walnut with a black and white swirl acrylic accents.

I also turned a few razors. The first two are Padauk and maple, the last is maple and black swirl acrylic.

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Rick13403

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#1 posted 489 days ago

Thanks for sharing.
Rick

-- Rick - DeWalt 788 - www.thescrollerandtoler.com

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#2 posted 488 days ago

MY Goodness are those ever BEAUTIFUL!!!! You’ve really stepped out of the box on your turning work. If the had degrees of ability in woodturning and finishing you’d be MASTER.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@msn.com

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#3 posted 488 days ago

Excellent result on all of these. The wood and acrylic look really good together. Well done!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 488 days ago

Very Well done!!!

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#5 posted 486 days ago

Wonderful and attractive handles! Like the colors, shapes and segments. Great gift ideas!

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