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Project by Les Hastings posted 05-19-2013 01:24 AM 3570 views 2 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These open barley twist posts are made from alder, They are 7 1/2” square. I’ve made about 12 or 14 of these so far for a local contractor. Done on a Legacy Ornamental Mill.

Thanks for looking!

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





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#1 posted 05-19-2013 01:27 AM

Now we’re talking !

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#2 posted 05-19-2013 01:39 AM

Amazing! Nice work! What does one of those cost to buy? Just curious.

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#3 posted 05-19-2013 01:54 AM

Outstanding a+++++

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#4 posted 05-19-2013 01:58 AM

I’d love to see a “how to” overview. Those are amazing!

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#5 posted 05-19-2013 02:23 AM

Really awesome work

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#6 posted 05-19-2013 02:28 AM

Les,

Those are really hefty! They must weigh a ton! Do you do a reverse twist, too, for the other side? For what are they used? How big of a post can you lathe on that Legacy?

Thanks for sharing.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#7 posted 05-19-2013 02:33 AM

Those are so cool! I’ll bet the staircase will look awsome with them.

-- It's all in a day's work...

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#8 posted 05-19-2013 04:41 AM

I have no idea how you did that but they are beautiful!

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#9 posted 05-19-2013 09:59 AM

Amazing.

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#10 posted 05-19-2013 10:46 AM

Amazing, well done

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#11 posted 05-19-2013 02:28 PM

WOW!!! incredible!!

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#12 posted 05-19-2013 05:14 PM

OK, I’ll bite … Router Crafter ?
did I win ???
If we had stairs in our house I would order one today.

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#13 posted 05-19-2013 08:53 PM

That’s one hullava machine you have. Very interesting spirals.

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#14 posted 05-19-2013 08:56 PM

Les, your work is on another level. These are fantastic.

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#15 posted 05-20-2013 12:09 AM

Hey Thanks everyone!

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

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