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Project by woodshopmike posted 12-06-2013 05:34 PM 1604 views 13 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi All,

I wanted to share these with the community and get your feedback. Hope you like em!

The globes are Zebra Wood, Cherry, Eucalyptus Burl, & Oak. The Ffinials are made of Holly and Bocote. The dark finial with the zebra wood is holly, I used an home brew ebonizing solution to color it.

-- www.woodshopmike.com, www.woodshopmikestudio.etsy.com





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#1 posted 12-06-2013 07:34 PM

Way Cool !!Pretty wood…

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#2 posted 12-06-2013 08:24 PM

Awesome work.

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

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#3 posted 12-06-2013 08:41 PM

Very nice batch of ornaments they look great…thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#4 posted 12-06-2013 08:50 PM

These are really cool. Great job and thanks for sharing

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#5 posted 12-06-2013 10:26 PM

Really great designs, especially the shape of the finials. Are you using smaller turning tools to get such fine details on those tiny bits of wood? Also, do you turn the finial last to keep it from breaking, or are there other ways to secure it? The spiral hangers look neat, but I wonder about how practical they will be for tree hanging.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#6 posted 12-06-2013 10:55 PM

Great Work, Love number 1 and 2 especially. What I love about them is the proportions of the finials to the bulb. Thanks for sharing.

-- Always one more tool away from being an excellent woodworker...

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#7 posted 12-07-2013 01:06 AM

simply beautiful!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#8 posted 12-07-2013 01:11 AM

maybe one day I will be able to make beads, balls and tapers that nice. Very nice, thanks for sharing…

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#9 posted 12-07-2013 01:38 AM

Very nice,

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#10 posted 12-07-2013 01:46 AM

Very attractive.

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#11 posted 12-07-2013 03:14 AM

Great looking pieces

-- Norman

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#12 posted 12-07-2013 04:43 AM

Those are some wild looking ornaments! Love 1 and 4.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#13 posted 12-07-2013 04:55 AM

love the intricacies of your ornaments.

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#14 posted 12-07-2013 06:47 AM

Very nice

-- Vince

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#15 posted 12-07-2013 08:11 PM

Really nice!!!

Very intricate!

Thanks for sharing.

Chris

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