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These are just a few things I practiced on the lathe. They were all turned out of firewood. The candlestick cracked from quick loss of moisture after turning. It’s a goblet, candle stick holder and two spinning tops.
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#1 posted 02-13-2014 03:42 PM
Good practice this is exactly how I started. i got any material I could and threw it on an old Shopsmith my practice stuff wasn’t this good.
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#2 posted 02-13-2014 03:43 PM
They look good. Your on your way and there is no turning back. Keep turning.
-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.
#3 posted 02-13-2014 03:48 PM
Yeah, my wife says I’m going to use all the firewood. I told her these are prototypes and better made out of firewood than wood I paid for with cash.
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#4 posted 02-14-2014 12:22 PM
Thanks for sharing!
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#5 posted 02-15-2014 04:52 AM
Great start. Use whatever wood you can get a hold of. Fire wood, old table or chair legs, watch the neighborhood for tree trimmings, whatever. They are all great for practice and let you try a variety of wood types. ( a lot of furniture is maple, cherry, walnut. Have made some nice Christmas ornaments out of small cut offs)
Keep it up.Scrappy
-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!
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#6 posted 02-15-2014 06:04 AM
-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick
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#7 posted 02-15-2014 12:43 PM
When I turn it always seems to a practice. What is inside the wood is there to be found. Nice job man
-- A childs smile is payment enough.
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