Ice Cream Anyone?

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I am trying to refine my turning skills, so I’m doing some simple projects. This is an Ice Cream Scoop that I turned from a piece of Mahogany. I’ve been using only Easy Wood carbide tools, but on this one I used the conventional turning tools – 3/4” roughing gouge and 3/8” spindle gouge. I think it shows some improvement, at least I hope it does.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#1 posted 02-09-2014 01:22 AM

Your skills are improving, and so are the pictures. Now where’s my ice cream?

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

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#2 posted 02-09-2014 01:39 AM

Very good Bill… Makes me want some ice cream (a little cake wouldn’t hurt also)

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#3 posted 02-09-2014 02:10 AM

I’m coming over for some ice cream now! Which way do I go?

Very nice! I just made one for my daughter. Now I need to make one for my house! What did you use for the finish?

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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#4 posted 02-09-2014 02:51 AM

Looks really nice to me. I am planning on learning how to turn this year.

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

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#5 posted 02-09-2014 02:52 AM

hanks for the nice comments, I appreciate it. Brett the finish is Doctor's Woodshop Pens Plus. I really like the stuff, it’s a combination of Walnut Oil and other goodies. It give a finish that rivals CA finish and is a lot easier. I follow that up with a coat on Renaissance Wax.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#6 posted 02-09-2014 03:32 AM

That looks great, great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#7 posted 02-09-2014 03:39 AM

what a scoop :)

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 02-09-2014 04:14 AM

I made one of these a couple years ago, turned out kind of nice. I can’t find the brass scoop kit anymore, only the stainless steel. Where did you get yours?

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#9 posted 02-09-2014 04:22 AM

Bill nice scoop and I’m glad you posted because I was looking at Doctor’s Woodshop Finishes and now I will be placing an order…Thx….

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#10 posted 02-09-2014 11:41 AM

I think it looks great. Good job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#11 posted 02-09-2014 01:46 PM

You said the magic word….......... I’ll be there in a minute. lol… OH, nice scooper

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#12 posted 02-09-2014 06:48 PM

Looks good to me.

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

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#13 posted 02-10-2014 01:50 AM

Nice lookin ice cream scoop! Have you tried it out yet?

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#14 posted 02-10-2014 02:20 AM

Mip i got the kit from Chef Ware Kits. I ordered some other items and they sent the scoop as a sample to try.

Jeff, I am very happy with the Doctor’s Woodshop products. I’m going to order a few more things soon.

Chuck believe it or not I haven’t had a bowl of Ice Cream in over a year. I decided that I was waaaayy to heavy last March, so I started on Weight Watchers. I’ve lost right at 70 pounds and am pondering a small serving of the nectar of the Gods soon :-).

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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

Great job. I can’t wait to get a lathe!

-- Jason - Happiness is Homemade!!

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