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Project by MShort posted 08-25-2013 07:15 PM 610 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was my project for our president’s challenge for our woodturning club this month. The challenge was to turn a wall display. I turned a cherry blank into a plate and decided to embellish with some woodburning. I have done very little woodburning so far but looking to expand upon it. I chose the 3 balloons due to just burning lines for a design and not to have to deal with shading and depth at this point. The plate has a 9” diameter.
Thanks for looking.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 08-25-2013 07:25 PM

Sweet plate, Mike!
Beautiful wood burning job, too!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.........................Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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lew

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#2 posted 08-25-2013 08:36 PM

That’s a beauty, Mike!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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peteg

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#3 posted 08-25-2013 10:41 PM

Nice style plate Mike, good job on the pyro work, hope it goes well in the Challenge for you :)
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Spoontaneous

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#4 posted 08-25-2013 11:08 PM

You’re way ahead of me on the wood burning. My looks like grade school. Nice piece.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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stefang

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#5 posted 08-26-2013 07:38 AM

Nice plate Mike. I’m really impressed with the precision of the wood burning lines. They look laser accurate. I’m looking forward to seeing what you do with future wood burning projects.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 08-28-2013 09:00 PM

Elegant looking wall display! The cherry is gorgeous and the balloons are great accents. Love it.

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HillbillyShooter

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#7 posted 09-07-2013 01:41 AM

Nice turning and the burning really sets it off.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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