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Arlin Eastman

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10-04-2013 07:15 PM

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

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 10-04-2013 07:18 PM

Really cool

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

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 10-04-2013 07:49 PM

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

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"

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#3 posted 10-04-2013 07:51 PM

These are both gorgeous pieces, Arlin!

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

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bobasaurus

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#4 posted 10-04-2013 08:51 PM

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

-- Allen, Colorado

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#5 posted 10-04-2013 08:51 PM

Well done…nice selection for the box and lid

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#6 posted 10-04-2013 09:24 PM

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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#7 posted 10-04-2013 09:38 PM

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. .To help Vets click..> http://www.gofundme.com/m1abko

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#8 posted 10-05-2013 12:03 AM

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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#9 posted 10-05-2013 01:41 AM

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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#10 posted 10-05-2013 04:52 PM

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

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

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#11 posted 10-06-2013 12:56 AM

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 procrastination a bad thing?

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#12 posted 10-06-2013 01:36 AM

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 10-06-2013 01:44 AM

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

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#14 posted 10-06-2013 01:54 AM

Beautiful work Arlin…..

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#15 posted 10-08-2013 12:27 PM

Some fantastic turnings. Super nice

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

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