Maple Newel Posts

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Project by Les Hastings posted 05-19-2013 12:59 AM 2584 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Custom hand turned solid hard maple newel posts. They are 9 1/4” diameter x 48” tall

Thanks for looking!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#1 posted 05-19-2013 01:09 AM

They came out beautiful, Les. You did a wonderful job. :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#2 posted 05-19-2013 01:20 AM

Nice work Les. Not my style particularly but well executed. And I don’t see a duplicater on that lathe !

BTW I would be willing to trade lathes with you and I would even throw in a duplicater. You can sleep on it. JB

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#3 posted 05-19-2013 03:09 AM


You’ve really been “turning” out the work lately!

I’d love to trade lathes with you, but I don’t even have a duplicator to throw in the deal! It is amazing, though, what my husband can “turn” out on a lathe that I bought for under $100 new! (It’s pretty rinky-dink.)


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#4 posted 05-19-2013 04:19 AM

nice job Less they look spot on

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#5 posted 05-21-2013 05:54 PM

Wow! Love them! Makes one want to climb all over them.

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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#6 posted 05-21-2013 05:56 PM

Wonderful work Les, as usual .

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#7 posted 06-21-2013 10:42 PM

I’m looking for something like this but a bit less in diameter. These are beautiful!!!! Any smaller????

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#8 posted 06-21-2013 10:55 PM

Super work Les, they look absolutely flawless.

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