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Project by WOODTAKERS posted 06-28-2013 02:19 AM 1535 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first attempt at segment turning. Overall very pleased there was no design in idea for this just some scrap wood glued up. Its going to be a small lamp in the end. Going to continue to do this type of work I have gone nuts with my lathe since I got it the end of last year. If anyone has any suggestions or ideas they use in segment turning I’m all ears. Need to find a software so I can design them on the computer first.

-- Stephen, WoodTakers





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JR_Dog

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#1 posted 06-28-2013 03:10 AM

That is really really cool; awesome job!

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 06-28-2013 03:34 AM

Great looking turning, first or not, still well done. My only suggestion would be don’t listen to me. Looks like your on your way to some nice turnings. Once you start on a lathe, the other tools collect a lot of its dust.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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CalgaryGeoff

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#3 posted 06-28-2013 07:17 AM

That’s one wild looking design. Design program I use and like is 3-D pro. Also check me last project, a sled for cutting segments.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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Dutchy

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#4 posted 06-28-2013 08:42 AM

Nice work. well done. Can I help you with these:
http://woodturnerpro.com/content/section/113-software.html

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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TheDane

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#5 posted 06-28-2013 02:27 PM

Woodturner Pro is good, but I have gotten to like Segmented Project Planner (SPP) as well … http://www.verifiedsoftware.com/software.htm

SPP has a 10-part series of videos on YouTube that detail use of their product.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#6 posted 06-28-2013 02:42 PM

That turning is really nice. What’s the overall size of this?

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://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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WOODTAKERS

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#7 posted 06-28-2013 03:50 PM

Its 10 1/2 in tall and 8 1/2 in the center.

-- Stephen, WoodTakers

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