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Old 03-19-2017, 08:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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I am new to turning. My uncle gave me his old lathe for Christmas, and I didn't start playing with it until about a month ago. Here are a few of my first slim lines. I have investigated the "modified" version, but my 7mm bit is a little too short, so will be getting a longer bit soon. Finish is CA glue on all 3. I got the inspiration for the plywood pen from an IAP thread. My uncle taught me the Celtic knot (maple/walnut). Finally the figured pecan that I got off the of the scrap pile, this one is my favorite -- I cut a 1" blank and had no clue the figure would be so beautiful.
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Welcome, and great pens!!!
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Excellent Pens, Sam.
Great Blanks, Gorgeous Celtic Knot.
Nicely Turned and Finished.
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Welcome Sam. Good looking pens.
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Nice pens, good job with the Celtic Knot.
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