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Forum topic by Arlin Eastman posted 09-17-2013 10:49 PM 1876 views 0 times favorited 24 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Arlin Eastman

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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.


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Dan'um Style

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#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

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#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?

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

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

Sheila

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

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

CtL

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

great looking bowl Arline really liked the elm pretty wood grain

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

Nice work! The elm is my favorite.

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

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

I like the food dye effect. Very nice work!

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

Very COOL, Arlin.

Glad to see you having fun!

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

Those are some beauties, Arlin!!

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#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.

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

The bowl is my favourite also.

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

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#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.

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

Nice work Arlin.

Your very gifted

-- It’s the knowledge in your head, skill in your hands and motivation to create in you heart that makes you a woodworker. - Mainiac Matt

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#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

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Arlin Eastman

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#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.

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