LumberJocks

A Few more turnings I have done.

  • Advertise with us

« back to Woodturning forum

Forum topic by Arlin Eastman posted 09-17-2013 10:49 PM 1322 views 0 times favorited 24 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Arlin Eastman's profile

Arlin Eastman

2960 posts in 1528 days


09-17-2013 10:49 PM

Topic tags/keywords: wenge ash maple lathe turning rustic arts and crafts

Just remember I do all my turning from a chair and want to encoruage anyone who might me disabled to say’
Yes I can turn too.

This is a piece of curly maple. I added regular food dye of Blue and Yellow to the top and left the bottom natural. In the small bowl I painted it Gold metalflake.

The next one I made for dried flowers to be put into. The wood is elm and I made it round and them cut it in half then mounted it on a piece of Wenge and 1/8 brass rods. The top is ebonized with black india ink.

Last is a elm crotch bowl.

The finish on the bowl is True Oil which is gun stock oil and it works great.

Enjoy
Arlin

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


24 replies so far

View Dan'um Style's profile

Dan'um Style

13828 posts in 2950 days


#1 posted 09-17-2013 11:12 PM

thanks for posting …fun to see all your projects

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

View DIYaholic's profile

DIYaholic

17180 posts in 1642 days


#2 posted 09-17-2013 11:31 PM

Wonderful work!!!
I really like the unique shape and grain on the “Elm Crotch Bowl”!!!

Now go rest that shoulder!!! ;^)

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

View Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)'s profile

Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

8418 posts in 1887 days


#3 posted 09-17-2013 11:45 PM

Wow, Arlin! They are all wonderful pieces. You did a beautiful job on everything! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

View clieb91's profile

clieb91

3396 posts in 2902 days


#4 posted 09-18-2013 12:00 AM

Arlin, They look great. Really like the different idea for the vase.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

View eddie's profile

eddie

7733 posts in 1581 days


#5 posted 09-18-2013 12:11 AM

great looking bowl Arline really liked the elm pretty wood grain

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

View Randy_ATX's profile

Randy_ATX

758 posts in 1409 days


#6 posted 09-18-2013 12:14 AM

Nice work! The elm is my favorite.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

View StumpyNubs's profile

StumpyNubs

6538 posts in 1768 days


#7 posted 09-18-2013 12:25 AM

I like the food dye effect. Very nice work!

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

8307 posts in 3019 days


#8 posted 09-18-2013 12:30 AM

Very COOL, Arlin.

Glad to see you having fun!

-- 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"

View lew's profile

lew

10465 posts in 2723 days


#9 posted 09-18-2013 12:32 AM

Those are some beauties, Arlin!!

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

View doubleDD's profile

doubleDD

3599 posts in 1010 days


#10 posted 09-18-2013 12:55 AM

Beautiful work. The crotch bowl is my favorite.

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

View Sandra's profile

Sandra

5868 posts in 1042 days


#11 posted 09-18-2013 01:10 AM

The bowl is my favourite also.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

View Arlin Eastman's profile

Arlin Eastman

2960 posts in 1528 days


#12 posted 09-18-2013 01:38 AM

Thank you guys and gals so much.

People need encourgement once in a while.

I have more to take pictures of but have not yet.

Arlin

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

View Mainiac Matt 's profile

Mainiac Matt

5135 posts in 1296 days


#13 posted 09-18-2013 01:58 AM

Nice work Arlin.

Your very gifted

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

View coachmancuso's profile

coachmancuso

259 posts in 898 days


#14 posted 09-18-2013 01:59 AM

A buddy of mine is in a wheel chair and he does fantastic bowls also . Very good work keep it up and never give up!

-- Coach Mancuso

View Arlin Eastman's profile

Arlin Eastman

2960 posts in 1528 days


#15 posted 09-18-2013 02:04 AM

I am waiting for a friend who does pro DVDs and I will be making a insperational DVD on giving encouragement and to start and how to do turning by handicapped.

I can say it is very different way of turning since we can not move our bodies or arms the way others can, however, great things CAN be done.

Arlin

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

showing 1 through 15 of 24 replies

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com