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Forum topic by Evangogh posted 10-09-2014 12:58 AM 1212 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-09-2014 12:58 AM

Topic tags/keywords: holiday christmas gift ideas recommend wood turn lathe

So I’m cranking it into high gear and starting my Christmas projects, but as I am still relatively new to turning wood I was wondering about some turning kit or other basic ideas?

(And I know about pens already! XD)

-- Turn on, brothers and sisters!!!

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#1 posted 10-09-2014 01:16 AM



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#2 posted 10-09-2014 01:49 AM

Pizza cutters, bottle openers, even if they are almost outdated, wine bottle stoppers, pencil holders, small collectors, those things that you put pocket junk in. ... Jerry (in Tucson)

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#3 posted 10-09-2014 09:03 AM

Friends and family always ask for tree ornaments around Christmas time.

-- Vince

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#4 posted 10-11-2014 12:21 AM

Great ideas, all! By all means keep ‘em coming XD

-- Turn on, brothers and sisters!!!

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#5 posted 10-11-2014 12:26 AM

Billy clubs for personal protection or pleasure?

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#6 posted 10-11-2014 03:00 AM

HAHAHAHAHA one of my best friends is a cop, that’s not a bad idea!!! That fool will be walking around with a walnut night stick XD

-- Turn on, brothers and sisters!!!

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#7 posted 10-11-2014 02:16 PM

Also you can check out Carl Jacobson on YouTube. He has lots of turning projects that can be turned for gifts.

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#8 posted 10-23-2014 12:55 AM

Pepper and salt mills are always a big hit, and not all that difficult to make. I have the best luck with the parts kits from Woodcraft, but there are other suppliers out there as well.


-- Once in awhile I make something really great. Most days I just make sawdust.

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#9 posted 10-23-2014 01:56 AM

Picture frames can be pretty easy and pretty quick and usually appreciated. They can also be a great learning experience.

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