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Project by Ryan Corrigan posted 2704 days ago 1999 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 2704 days ago

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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dennis mitchell

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#2 posted 2704 days ago

Beautiful turnings!

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Ryan Corrigan

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#3 posted 2704 days ago

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 2704 days ago

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 2704 days ago

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 2703 days ago

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

68 posts in 2707 days


#7 posted 2703 days ago

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 2703 days ago

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 2625 days ago

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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crosseyedcarver

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#10 posted 1653 days ago

Nice work!

-- Tim, Tallahasse FL

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a1Jim

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#11 posted 1653 days ago

Totally cool

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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