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Tambourine, my first segmented turning

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Project by TomK63 posted 01-22-2014 12:28 PM 1002 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My 22 year old daughter asked me if I could make her a tambourine. Being a woodturner I chose to make it as a segmented turning. The top and bottom rings are maple, the center is cherry.





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#1 posted 01-22-2014 01:06 PM

Very Cool!!!

Thanks for sharing!!

Chris

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#2 posted 01-22-2014 02:35 PM

I know that it is probably the image but that looks HUGE! Nice job. I would not have thought about making a tambourine. I have no doubts that she will love it!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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#3 posted 01-22-2014 02:57 PM

LOL, it’s about 10” in diameter. I am NOT a photographer, as you can tell. That’s a skill I need to work on.

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#4 posted 01-22-2014 03:54 PM

I Love it, but where did you got yhe metal parts?

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#6 posted 01-23-2014 02:29 AM

That is nice – I thought they had some sort of Drum type skin on them, but I don’t know squat about Tambourines :-) Nice job and should be a great gift for her.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#7 posted 01-27-2014 04:32 PM

Great idea on the segments, it makes your tambourine very pretty and well crafted. I’m sure your daughter is proud that you made one.

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#8 posted 02-14-2014 06:15 PM

I absolutely love this project. I’m a woodworker, but I don’t have a lathe (and don’t plan to purchase one)...and am dying to find a way to make a tambourine, but without turning…

Ideas are welcome!

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