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Blog entry by Sam Shakouri posted 02-23-2014 08:34 AM 1587 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

From Show & Tell of our club meeting today: Interesting miniature turning and the tools he made for the job and Keith, the man behind it. We needed a magnifier to see them.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....



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Mark Shymanski

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#1 posted 02-23-2014 09:44 AM

You gotta have steady hands to do this fine of work. Very cool, just don’t sneeze or the whole collection will blow away :-)

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#2 posted 02-23-2014 09:58 AM

Just to remind you and everybody that they were not my projects. Like everyone in the meeting, I found them so interested I liked to share them with you lumber jocks.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#3 posted 02-23-2014 10:24 AM

Steady hands and good eye sight would be a requirement to do these tiny turnings, thanks for sharing Sam.
Does he use the pen making lathe?

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#4 posted 02-23-2014 11:49 AM

I am not sure what size was his lathe. Remember, Bob, with small lathe you can turn only small object but with big lathe you can turn big to smallest object. But I know he is retired industrial engineer in his eighties.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#5 posted 02-23-2014 12:05 PM

I have turned a lot of small things, but these are microscopic.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#6 posted 02-23-2014 12:15 PM

I’m thinking to segment each of them out of many colorful timbers ):

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#7 posted 02-23-2014 02:24 PM

WOW. Sam, those are really small!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#8 posted 02-23-2014 04:14 PM

Amazing, thanks for sharing these Sam.

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#9 posted 02-23-2014 04:33 PM

This work is so amazing and delicate. Thanks for the post.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#10 posted 02-23-2014 07:41 PM

Good topic Sam. Might be worth regular postings of miinature turnings

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#11 posted 02-23-2014 08:05 PM

Always interesting to watch miniature turning Sam & the tools they make to do the job,
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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