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Project by cajunpen posted 01-24-2014 01:34 AM 503 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been thinking about trying this for a long time now. Today was the day. I had a 6” square piece of 3/4” Maple so I mounted it on my chuck and turned this. I think that the stock should have been twice as thick and it would have turned out much better – but it is a learning experience and I’m happy with it.

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





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 01-24-2014 01:55 AM

Looks good Bill. I have this on my list. It will be a learning process for me too. Thanks for the thickness tip.

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

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#2 posted 01-24-2014 01:56 AM

That would make a nice tray for keys and loose change.

It’s definitely what I would call a “proof of concept”. Now that you’ve got this one under your belt, you can expand on the theme.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 01-24-2014 03:48 AM

Very cool turning—thanks for sharing.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#4 posted 01-24-2014 03:59 AM

Nice dish Bill…these learning experiences are what keeps it all interesting.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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#5 posted 01-24-2014 04:57 AM

Really nice looking to me.

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

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#6 posted 01-24-2014 12:19 PM

Good looking piece. I have been wanting to try this. I like your jdea to start with a small one. It is so good to learn. Thanks

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning. Vernon

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#7 posted 01-24-2014 02:12 PM

Very nice shallow dish. Many uses, and great that you have gotten so far on your first one.

-- "So much wood. . .so little time!" www.woodworks-by-donna.com

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#8 posted 01-24-2014 05:59 PM

Great job buddy

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Roger

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#9 posted 01-26-2014 11:36 PM

I like it a lot

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#10 posted 01-28-2014 05:09 PM

Cool square shape and like those pretty grains. Great turning piece!

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