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    pen blank Christmas ornaments

    These ornaments are made from 3/4" x 3/4" x 6" penblanks. The ball part is segmented.
    Koa with Mango stripes and Kiowe finial and icicle..

    This shows the size..


    Lychee with Mango stripes, Lychee finial and icicle

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    Curt, those are just awesome looking.

    Excellent!
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    Beauties Curt. What angle do you cut the bulb?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bernie Weishapl View Post
    Beauties Curt. What angle do you cut the bulb?
    22.5 degrees for 8 segments, 15 degrees if you want 12 segments.

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    Both are gorgeous, Curt. I'm seriously envious of your spindle-turning mojo. I'm still at the "bonker and pen" stage when it comes to detailed spindle work.
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    Excellent work! Thanks for posting.

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    Great work Curt. They will look good on the tree
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    Really nice, how sharp are your tools?

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