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Forum topic by Arlin Eastman posted 12-26-2015 04:16 AM 1624 views 0 times favorited 27 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Arlin Eastman

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12-26-2015 04:16 AM

Topic tags/keywords: alder cherry maple walnut bloodwood lathe turning

Here is the first one

It is a winged bowl made from Figured Black Walnut and it 11” long and 6” wide and 2.5” deep

The next one is a glued up vase with the inner core of 1.5×1.5×12 black walnut then maple, cherry and last black walnut again. On the upper 1/3 I glued up 4 pieces of wood consisting of 1/8 cherry and 3/8 Bloodwood which a friend gave me from his flooring. This was then glued up on the upper part. Then all was turned away to what you see now.

Next were some Cigar holders and a wooden match holder I made for the cigars all made from Spanish Ceder. The holders fit a #57 #51 and #47 size cigars. The match holder hold 25 wooden matches

Next is a bowl made from Red Alder and it was really nice with red streaks going thru it. It is 7” across and 4” deep and it was just made for a cereal bowl.

That is it folks. Every thing was made to be given away for a cause or benefit.

-- Please help me help other Vets click..> http://www.gofundme.com/m1abko.....It is always the right time, to do the right thing.


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CL810

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#1 posted 12-26-2015 04:22 AM

Beautiful work Arlin!

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#2 posted 12-26-2015 04:39 AM

Great stuff!!

-- Sue~ Mad Jester Woodworks, "Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom" Thomas Carlyle

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#3 posted 12-26-2015 04:41 AM

Puts my “leg work” to shame….

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#4 posted 12-26-2015 04:56 AM

Stunning stuff here, Arlin! The winged bowl is gorgeous. The lids on the cigar and match holders, are they friction fit or threaded?

-- God bless, Candy

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#5 posted 12-26-2015 05:04 AM

Spectacular work sir. I need to come spend a day to learn about lathe work.

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

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Joe Lyddon

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#6 posted 12-26-2015 06:47 AM

Arlin,
You have been busy!

Beautiful projects!!

Keep them coming…

Happy New Year!

-- 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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#7 posted 12-26-2015 07:09 AM

Very impressive Arlin, beautiful work.

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#8 posted 12-26-2015 01:06 PM

Nice work Arlin. I love that vase !

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#9 posted 12-26-2015 01:44 PM

Excellent work Arlin. Excellent ! Happy holidays to you and yours.

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#10 posted 12-26-2015 02:13 PM

Awesome work, Arlin! I like the winged bowl and the vase.

By the way, how are you doing with the GoFundMe account for your effort to teach woodworking to veterans? Last I heard, you almost had enough collected to file the papers for the non-profit status.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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#11 posted 12-26-2015 02:56 PM

Arlin,

Hope you had a great Christmas with your loved ones. I’m with Joe on the Vase, and I am pretty sure the bowl was a super challange. Keep up the good work!

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#12 posted 12-26-2015 02:56 PM

Super Prijects!

Love them all! How did you make the cigar holders??

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#13 posted 12-26-2015 04:06 PM

Great looking pieces.
Can’t pick a favorite….
They are all nicely done!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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Arlin Eastman

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#14 posted 12-26-2015 08:23 PM

Candy

They are friction fit with the Pop sound. I also on the lip put powered Brass so it would not move during the weather changes. That way a friction fit will always fit.

-- Please help me help other Vets click..> http://www.gofundme.com/m1abko.....It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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Arlin Eastman

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#15 posted 12-26-2015 08:25 PM



Spectacular work sir. I need to come spend a day to learn about lathe work.

- Monte Pittman

Monte

I still have the Bandsaw and 16-32 Performex sander for you to pick up. The Rikon lathe I just gave to my daughter and we have 2 big ceder trees down for you to pick up too.

-- Please help me help other Vets click..> http://www.gofundme.com/m1abko.....It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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