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Project by Ryan Corrigan posted 03-26-2007 03:27 AM 2064 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Turning is possibly my most rewarding form of woodworking. I love all of my time spent at the lathe. Spalted Maple and Walnut bowls, rolling pin is red oak, cherry, walnut and poplar

-- Ryan Corrigan Sadieville, KY http://www.CelticCrossWood.com





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Corey

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#1 posted 03-26-2007 03:36 AM

Woah… your no beginner :)... when you asked about my lathe I thought you were just getting into turning. You likely have a much better lathe and your certainly know how to turn that is for sure. Nice work! I love spalted wood! Nice job.

Corey

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#2 posted 03-26-2007 03:40 AM

Beautiful turnings!

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Ryan Corrigan

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#3 posted 03-26-2007 03:41 AM

Thanks Corey. Actually I have not turned for the last two years. These pieces were turned while I was teaching in St. Louis. I sold my lathe before we moved back. I need to get back into it. I love to turn.

Ryan

-- Ryan Corrigan Sadieville, KY http://www.CelticCrossWood.com

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scottb

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#4 posted 03-26-2007 05:28 AM

That spalted bowl is great, and the rolling pin is a one of a kind… but it must have been really hard to turn that cutting board ;)

Turning is great fun!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#5 posted 03-26-2007 05:32 AM

Beautiful turnings, you better get another lathe.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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BassBully

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#6 posted 03-26-2007 04:50 PM

Beautiful work Ryan. I especially like the spalted Maple. Do you turn maple like this green or do you let it dry first?

-- There are three types of people in the world, those who can count and those who can't!

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Ryan Corrigan

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#7 posted 03-26-2007 05:56 PM

Bass,
It is my understanding that the spalting ocures only after the tree is dead. It is caused by decay and insects? All of the spatled wood I have seen has not been green.

-- Ryan Corrigan Sadieville, KY http://www.CelticCrossWood.com

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jockmike2

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#8 posted 03-27-2007 02:49 AM

I’m a turner too and they look really great. Have you seen any of Steven Hatcher’s turnings? He does the trees mostly and seasons on plates. Absolutely beautiful. I really like your spalted turning. Be careful I just got over a bout of serious infection from the spalted wood I was working with in my eyes. It took me about a month to get rid of. Wear protection, please. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Steffen

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#9 posted 06-12-2007 10:30 PM

Nice work…I love my lathe too. I can’t wait until I can afford a bigger one.

-- Steffen - Kirkland, WA

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#10 posted 02-08-2010 08:45 PM

Nice work!

-- Tim, Tallahasse FL

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a1Jim

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#11 posted 02-09-2010 12:31 AM

Totally cool

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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