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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Reno, Nv

    Intro stuff

    Hi All,
    I'm a bit new here so here go's. I've been turning about 5 years and use a Jet 1014 with a Barracuda 3 chuck (still learning that monster) I do mostly pens, stoppers, wine glasses and am working on bowls and am starting boxes and peppermills. I just hit 600 pens and am happy to say they have all (all but 20) been given away. I work in 2 large hospitals and love to give sets or singles to co-workers, patients, friends and students. I tossed in a few pictures and hope to hear ideas and feedback from anyone that offers. If any ideas that pop into my head are worth a nickle, I'm always willing to offer an idea or keep my mouth shut, which ever keeps more fingers attached! I look forward to talking to all of you at some point. Pictures aren't that great, but we're working on that.

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Nice work there, Jim...and welcome to the forum. Is the bowl walnut? Whatever it is, it's sure got some nice figure.

    I spun a couple of your pictures around, so people won't get a crook in their necks looking at them.

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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Goodland, Kansas
    Welcome Jim to FWW. Those are some great looking pieces. 600 pens and I thought I have done a lot with 225. Keep the pic's a coming.
    Bernie W.

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    and say, Hi, Honey, Im home forever.

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  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Reno, Nv
    Thank you gentlemen. The bowl is redwood that I have boxes's a long story. The bud vase is also redwood. The bowl with the pens is ambrosa. That was my first atempt with the Barracuda.
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