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thought id try some thing different and turn some wood!!!
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#1 posted 06-18-2013 03:14 AM
I like it. I inset state quarters in the tops of bottle stoppers. People seem to like them and I’m making some sets for silent auctions “For the Cure.”
I also inset them in the bottoms of bowls, usually surrounded by a couple of rings. It seems like more people, especially turners, look at the bottom than at the rest of the piece and they always talk about the bottom. The quarter and design give them a little surprise, something they didn’t expect. As often as I do this, a quarter-sized Forstner bit and a dedicated Jacobs chuck make things go a lot quicker.
You can inset all kinds of things. Makes a good moment of interest and something that might catch a potential customer’s eye. Well, if I had potential customers.
-- Chuck, Cottage Grove, Oregon -- http://www.alibiforignorance.blogspot.com
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#2 posted 06-18-2013 11:41 AM
-- Kelly, woodworker under construction
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#3 posted 06-18-2013 02:07 PM
This looks really nice. Congratulations.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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#4 posted 06-20-2013 03:52 PM
It looks great and interesting. The coin adds a nice accent. Like the shape especially the base. Great turning!
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