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Arlin Eastman

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201 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: marblewood black walnut curly maple lathe turning

This is a piece of Curly Maple bottom and figured Black Walnut top with knob.

And with them seperated.

I forgot one other turning I made and it is a piece for Jewery. In the center the wedding rings and the outside the rest of her or his jewery

Made of Marble wood

Bottom

Please give me your honost opinion on what you think

Enjoy
Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.


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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 201 days ago

Really cool

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 201 days ago

What beautiful wood and beautiful workmanship! You do such a nice job. I love this piece! :)

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts, Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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CharlieM1958

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#3 posted 201 days ago

These are both gorgeous pieces, Arlin!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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bobasaurus

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#4 posted 201 days ago

The bowl in a bowl is neat. I like how clean the lidded-bowl looks too.

-- Allen, Colorado

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ScrubPlane

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#5 posted 201 days ago

Well done…nice selection for the box and lid

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lew

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#6 posted 201 days ago

Arlin,
These are SUPER!

Love the color combinations, grain and the finish!!

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

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Arlin Eastman

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#7 posted 201 days ago

Thank all of you very much.

On the lidded bowl I tapered the top to go down to match the bowl level.

The only finish is Deft oil finish and Beall buffing system.

Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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Joe Lyddon

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#8 posted 201 days ago

Very NICE / COOL work…

-- 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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REO

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#9 posted 201 days ago

terrific choice for form and function on both. nice clean finish. you let the wood speak instead of fancy beads and coves overpowering the natural beauty! OUTSTANDING!

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Arlin Eastman

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#10 posted 200 days ago

Thanks you Roger. That is nice coming from a fellow turner.
Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#11 posted 200 days ago

Great work, Arlin!
Fantastic looking pieces. Keep up the great work!!!

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

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HorizontalMike

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#12 posted 200 days ago

Wow, now that is great work! I am still stuck turning plane knobs and table legs… Well done Arlin!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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Arlin Eastman

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#13 posted 200 days ago

Thanks Randy and Mike

All I know is I watch some DVDs and go out and try them. I do get really tired of going out and mounting some wood and going back in to watch again, then going out and trying, and going back in and watching again and again. My memory is so bad after last Mays Brain surgery.

I really would like to get a DVD system and a TV for out in the garage to watch and do and not all the going back and forth all the time.

But, Mike I engourage you and anyone elso to just try something. It was firewood in the first place and if you mess up it will be again. However, you will finally get better and better.

Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#14 posted 200 days ago

Beautiful work Arlin…..

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,001 ways that won't work.

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#15 posted 197 days ago

Some fantastic turnings. Super nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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