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Project by soapmaker posted 11-09-2013 11:40 AM 1080 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was one I thought might look okay. Probably would have if I hadn’t of got a little heavy handed. Its maple and cherry and D-A. Upon dissection it was discovered I really wasn’t paying attention. Really classed up my scrap bin though. If you don’t fail every once in a while your just not trying.





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 11-09-2013 12:34 PM

Ok, you got a touch thin. It was an awesome design. Inspiration to do it successfully next time.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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BobWemm

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#2 posted 11-09-2013 12:35 PM

Oh Dear, I bet you said, “Gee, I wish that didn’t happen”.
And it would have been very spectacular, if only the inside didn’t get bigger than the outside. I really like the idea.
Been there, done that. Only proves we are human.
Thanks for showing.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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Scott Oldre

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#3 posted 11-09-2013 01:23 PM

put it on the bandsaw and slice that section out to make it like a window into the inside? Put a nativity scene in there and it’s a keeper. Oops too late, I just saw the last picture.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 11-09-2013 02:03 PM

You sure had a winner there. Now you can make another one and use this one as a how it’s made display.

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

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Ronald G Campbell

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

Yes that will look good in the scrap pile. We have all done this and continue to do so. I do like the way the woods worked with each other. The design was nice. Back to the lathe

-- Ron Campbell https://www.facebook.com/ronald.g.campbell

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tool_junkie

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#6 posted 11-09-2013 02:09 PM

soapmaker, I recommend putting it back together using Kintsukuroi method and turn it into a unique piece of art.

https://www.google.com/#q=kintsukuroi

You can use tinted epoxy to achieve the Kintsukuroi look..

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 11-09-2013 03:56 PM

Wow that’s to bad ,it’s a very attractive turning. Perhaps you could glue a back to the good half and use it as a wall hanging?

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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ic3ss

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#8 posted 11-09-2013 05:38 PM

Nice work in going for the paper thin walls. I know we all could post some pretty good “lessons”.

Wayne

-- "I am endeavoring, ma'am, to construct a mnemonic memory circuit using stone knives and bear skins."

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bondogaposis

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#9 posted 11-09-2013 09:59 PM

Really classed up my scrap bin though.

I hope so! A spectacular failing, I wish my “good” turnings looked like your failures.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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NaptownWood

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#10 posted 11-10-2013 01:11 AM

Id take the good half and stick it to the wall, put something in it, and pretend that was the plan all along.

-- Witty signature line still pending

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aussiedave

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#11 posted 11-10-2013 01:19 AM

Beautiful vase and what a shame about the blowout. but you can always remake it. You need to talk to Ron Campbell and ask him about the Carter Hollow Roller, would solve the problem of that happening again.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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Natalie

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#12 posted 11-10-2013 03:51 AM

If you don’t fail every once in a while your just not trying.

If you have ever watched the Red Green show you’ll be familiar with their phrase, ”If it ain’t broke, yur not tryin hard enough.”

-- Natalie - My mind is like a bad neighborhood, I don't like to go there alone.

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OldWolfsWoodShop

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#13 posted 11-10-2013 04:17 AM

Been there, done that. Sometimes, it is just fun getting there.

-- Making Sawdust is great stress relief... www.oldwolfswoodshop.ca

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Rick

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#14 posted 11-10-2013 06:17 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- Deodorant is like Common Sense. Those who need it the most, never use it.

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Rick

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#15 posted 11-10-2013 06:17 AM

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-- Deodorant is like Common Sense. Those who need it the most, never use it.

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