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Forum topic by Adrian A posted 07-13-2013 02:02 PM 738 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Adrian A

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07-13-2013 02:02 PM

Making some bottle stoppers. I’m a new turner and got a catch. Was mad, it was my last cut. When I stopped the lathe I smiled. It looked pretty.


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Dallas

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#1 posted 07-13-2013 02:04 PM

+1!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#2 posted 07-13-2013 02:30 PM

Never make the last cut. It’s always the next-to-last cut.

-- I'm not as good as I once was, but I'm as good once as I ever was.

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#3 posted 07-13-2013 03:56 PM

Wait until you are finishing that last cut in the bottom of a 4” deep box – AAAARRRRRRRGGGGGGGHHHHHHH !

-- *Arachnoleptic Fit*: The frantic dance performed just after you've accidently walked through a spider web.

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#4 posted 07-14-2013 07:50 AM

Luckeeee!

-- |Statistics show that 100% of people bitten by a snake were close to it.|

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#5 posted 07-14-2013 01:05 PM

Just tell them you meant to do that.

-- Dan V. in Indy

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#6 posted 07-14-2013 10:17 PM

Where I come from, they call that a ‘design opportunity’.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#7 posted 07-19-2013 01:35 AM

Lots of things to do there!!!!!!!!! You can sand it out or you can bore a shallow pocket to insert a coin or a stone or a 30-30-shell or a 12 gauge shell. or you can dish it out and sand it. Turning give you a cnace to be creative at every stage of the project. Sometimes you do it on purpose. Sometimes you are forced to think of work around to make it come out looking good!!!!!!

That is a pretty good looking stopper coming out there!! I like the shape and the grain!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#8 posted 07-19-2013 02:24 AM

As long as you know what you did to make that catch happen, is the biggest success in you work. Now polish that baby up and open up a bottle. Looks great..

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

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