Shapes 2

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Project by peteg posted 09-07-2013 10:51 PM 1304 views 0 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a few more of these crazy shapes I am playing with,
Pic 1 is a 6 branch streptohedon
Pic 2 & 3 are a Conicon
Pic 4 is a Femisphere
Pic 5 is a Pentagon
And #6 is a small collection of not quite getting it right :). called “mishaps”. This one probably give you a good idea of how they work
I hope you can figure them out, if you put them on a table they are inclined to “walk” about, sort of rock n roll

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 09-07-2013 11:01 PM

Those are some interesting and, I’ll bet ,accurate turnings!!

Nice job, Pete!!!!!!!!!!

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

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Sam Shakouri

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#2 posted 09-07-2013 11:02 PM

Your new woodturning line take this craft to a new level. It looks it has unlimited ideas. Congratulations, Peteg.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#3 posted 09-07-2013 11:05 PM

Fantastic work Pete. Totally amazing what can do on a lathe.

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

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#4 posted 09-08-2013 12:06 AM

More great turnings Pete!! You have way to much time on your hands to create such intricate work ;)

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#5 posted 09-08-2013 12:09 AM

I can imagine these on a much larger scale sitting in a modern studio gallery in New York. Thanks also for sharing some new shape names I had forgotten existed. I still think the first shape should be called “fortune cookie”. :)


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#6 posted 09-08-2013 12:32 AM

sweet work!

-- Joel

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Bob Collins

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#7 posted 09-08-2013 12:55 AM

You are really into it now Pete, great turning and look forward to seeing more. Congrats on the Daily Top 3 for your last post.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#8 posted 09-08-2013 01:23 AM

Pete, Your amaze me with your skill on the lathe and ingenious ways you find to apply it. Well done! These look like they would make really nice ornament on the Christmas tree or ceiling fan chain pulls.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#9 posted 09-08-2013 01:31 AM

These are a little mind bending Pete.
I can see how the accuracy is essential.
Great exercises for the turner.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#10 posted 09-08-2013 02:26 AM

Thanks for this Pete.
I enjoy these mindbenders a lot and hope you post more as you make them .

-- Kiefer 松

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#11 posted 09-08-2013 03:07 AM

Excellent work. Your showing some fancy skills here. Weebles wobble,but they don’t fall down.

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

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#12 posted 09-08-2013 10:52 AM

becoming a shape-shifter? :-) pretty cool stuff.

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#13 posted 09-08-2013 12:36 PM

Way to go Pete ! now if you care to enlarge these beauties, they would be right at home in the finest gallery ! Great to see beautiful innovative work ! Thanks for the post pete !

-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !

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Roman Hrytsak

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#14 posted 09-08-2013 02:58 PM

Turn, shift and twist! Great pieces. I like them all.

-- Roman:... FIGHT HUNGER ----- DON'T EAT!

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#15 posted 09-08-2013 07:18 PM

Thanks everyone, these things can become a bit addictive I must admit :)

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

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