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#1 posted 09-23-2013 06:54 PM
Cool pipes !!!!!!!!!!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
#2 posted 09-23-2013 06:56 PM
Thanks! I love how cherry turns!
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#3 posted 09-23-2013 07:31 PM
Carl Jacobson turned a single piece scoop last Friday on his YouTube channel. He made a holder that allowed him to hollow out the scoop after turning the handle. I immediately thought of a pipe when I saw that. You might want to check it out for your next one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgm9gmtHhNo
Also, is cherry OK for a pipe? Some wood would be really bad I thought – don’t know about any particular species, just wondering if you looked in to it.
Look at that – all those words and I almost forgot to say – Nice job! I like all the detail you put in to those pieces.
#4 posted 09-23-2013 07:35 PM
Hahah that’s actually what sparked the idea to make mine on the lathe!
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#5 posted 09-23-2013 09:05 PM
Cherry is considered good for pipes. It’s common enough. Olive and other fruit woods are also popular. They just don’t have the lifespan of briar.
-- Slice, whack, smack, bang bang, sploosh, scrape, done.
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#6 posted 09-26-2013 02:20 PM
So cool pipes! Great shapes and the woods are beautiful. Great turning pieces!
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