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12" Maple Burl

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Project by Jimnl posted 05-25-2013 06:43 AM 563 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve had this piece of burl in my shop for years waiting until I had a lathe large enough to work it. I’ve had the lathe for 7 months but the wood had gotten lost in the piles of “someday” wood.
It isn’t anything like what I was thinking of making when I first put it on the lathe, but all in all, I think I did an ok job of removing the excess.
Now time to take photography lessons!

-- to turn or not to turn, is that really a question?





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ldl

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#1 posted 05-25-2013 09:49 AM

Jimnl good job. If you listen the wood will tell you what it wants to be. Then you just remove what don’t look right. Haaa Haaa

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#2 posted 05-25-2013 04:22 PM

Idl, my thoughts exactly!

-- to turn or not to turn, is that really a question?

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