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As I’m getting more experienced on my lathe I’m speeding up considerably, the second shot shows a present that I’ve made for my daughter-in-law.
-- Harry, Western Australia
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#1 posted 06-21-2013 01:07 PM
I really like seeing the multiple vases of tulips together. That really sets off the presentation! Very nice!
-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."
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#2 posted 06-21-2013 01:19 PM
These are wonderful. Good work.
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-- 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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#3 posted 06-21-2013 01:23 PM
Those are very attractive, Harry. You sure have the knack for those flowers now!!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#4 posted 06-21-2013 01:28 PM
Awesome job Harry they look awesome all three of them. I want to make some of those flowers one day and this is my inspiration I am going to favorite it because its just totally awesome. Thanks for sharing.
-- No tree was harmed in the making of this project...... wait a minute, yes there was, uh oh
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#5 posted 06-21-2013 01:46 PM
A nice collection of flowers
Your blog was plenty of ideas Thanks
What wood did you use for the tupils and for the vase ?
Thanks for sharing
-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit
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#6 posted 06-21-2013 02:26 PM
Excellent projects Harry. I like all three of the vases and the flowers are just top notch.
-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---
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#7 posted 06-21-2013 03:58 PM
Looks great. I’d love to give that a shot sometime.
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#8 posted 06-21-2013 04:00 PM
You going to open a Florist shop?
Very nice work!
-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"
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#9 posted 06-21-2013 05:19 PM
Cleaning up the shop made all the difference. :) LOL! Very delicate work.
-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher
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#10 posted 06-22-2013 12:40 AM
Great work and presentation.
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#11 posted 06-22-2013 01:54 AM
Well done Harry. Great shapes
-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python
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#12 posted 06-22-2013 02:39 AM
the flowers and vases all look great.
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario
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#13 posted 06-22-2013 11:46 AM
Very artistic Hairy. Some really nice turnings
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
#14 posted 06-23-2013 10:50 AM
I’m surprised and grateful for all your complimentary remarks guys. As for the wood species, because of my declining memory and the fact that all my turning wood, and 98% of all other wood is gratefully received from friends, I only recognize the most common types. The outside two vases are West Australian Jarrah whilst the centre one is Jacaranda cut from a local tree. The Tulips are Jarrah, Pine, Sheoak and several types that I can’t remember!. Yes, the major shed cleanup has made a world of difference, I’m able to sweep/vacuum the floor after every project which is conducive to clear thinking for the next project. I’m giving Tulips a rest for a while whilst I concentrate on other projects.
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#15 posted 06-25-2013 12:17 PM
Nice and fresh :-)
-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted
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