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Old 11-05-2017, 09:52 PM   #11 (permalink)
 
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Hey Jay! I'll post a few more Modified Slims tomorrow in this thread, as they are Xmas Gifts. Urethane is curing yesterday and today (I give them 2 days for good behavior).
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Old 11-05-2017, 10:15 PM   #12 (permalink)
 
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I turned a baker's dozen of these snowmen to put on my craft fair table this fall. They have been moving slowly but steadily. The first weekend they paid for the table fee.

My wife crochets a simple scarf for them from red or green yarn. She draws the face on them and I burn it with the pyrography pen. They are turned (mostly) from ash with black walnut hats. A couple elm ones got included as well.
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Lets use this thread to post whatever we are making for this holiday season (Turning - but not exclusively for you flat work folks).

So post away! I have three small bells that I will post tomorrrow. Until then I'll start with a pickie from a few years ago:


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The bells will be a bit smaller, but nonethless, FUN!

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Reminded me of Pecans which gives me the idea to use pecans for the body and make the top and bottom.
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Twig pot #2. Silmar 41 colored with bright bronze & turquoise Pearl Ex and wine red mica I bought direct from China.


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And a quick video to show the shimmering of the colors before I took it off the lathe and buffed it.
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Made a simple one this morning. The last took a lot longer to sand/polish than I would've liked. I'll probably stay simple just for the sake of saving time so I can make several of them.


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OK, some of this (Dec 2017) years gifts - these are for family/friends.

The first set of cheese cutters are well worn/scratched, as they are a set that my wife and I received years ago, and the maple blanks were chipping, swelling, etc, ... so I dismantled them and used the 5 blades with Olive wood blanks (From Robutacion).

The second and third set used Olive Wood from Robutacion (a box in 2014), and blades from CSUSA.

The final set used Cherry Wood from my yard, and blades from CSUSA.
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The first set are timbers from Robutacion in Australia. Not all is done, need a few more finials and perches.:

The last two sets are misc woods:

These are for my family for 2017 Christmas.
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