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Project by doubleDD posted 172 days ago 729 views 0 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Took a break today from rebuilding the kitchen to finish a little fun turning I was playing with. A lot of the Flowering Pear logs I got last summer are drying out nicely. The box has a textured band around it from some hand made tools I have been trying to make. Still in the trial and error mode. It stands about 4’’ tall and the same in diameter. Finished with satin lacquer. I still have a little work to do on the finish. All comments are welcome.

Dave

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





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 172 days ago

Nice looking work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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kdc68

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#2 posted 172 days ago

Looks real good !...Pear is a pretty wood …Thanks for sharing

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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kiefer

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#3 posted 172 days ago

I like that Dave ,sort of reminds me of the honey pot in our kitchen when I was a child .
That textured band adds nicely to the look .

-- Kiefer 松

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luv2learn

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#4 posted 172 days ago

The textured band does add to the overall look of the box. Nice work Dave.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 172 days ago

COOL lil box… Very nice grain.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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BobWemm

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#6 posted 172 days ago

Very nice Dave, the wood is pretty and I like that texture band as well.
Thanks for showing.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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hoss12992

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#7 posted 172 days ago

That is absolutely beautiful. Love the wood and the design. Great job buddy.

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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Cliff

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#8 posted 171 days ago

Hi Dave, That Pear Wood is absolutely stunning. Very nice turning and that textured band sets it off nicely.
Keep up the good work.

Regards,

Cliff. PS: Nearly forgot, the knob on the lid also puts a nice finish to the project.

-- Cliff Australia

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aussiedave

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#9 posted 171 days ago

Nice little pot Dave, nice design and beautiful wood…great job.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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Roger

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#10 posted 171 days ago

A really nice lidded box.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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cajunpen

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#11 posted 171 days ago

Great looking box Dave! I like the way that you did the lid and your finish really pops!

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

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BusterB

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#12 posted 171 days ago

your work on the lathe is awesome dave. That looks great buddy. Nice work as always

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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LesB

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#13 posted 171 days ago

Nice turning.
Pear wood was the first wood I tried turning some 40 years ago. I had a bunch that was cut for firewood and I needed something to practice on with my new lathe. Most fruit wood turns easily and gives great results.

-- Les B, Oregon

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NormG

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#14 posted 171 days ago

Nice looking bowl

-- Norman

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HillbillyShooter

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#15 posted 171 days ago

Very attractive turning with some great looking wood.

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

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