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Thread: a good day of turning.... =)

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    falcon heights, minnesota

    a good day of turning.... =)

    well, i guess this makes up for the bad day the other day. day 1 of 4 off, and feeling up to having some fun after a 5 hour nap. the other day i made sure that i had enough purpleheart and yellowheart, and squared up the blanks and drilled them. then waited for my first day off. i also got it into my head to use up the odd bit of deer antler i had knocking around a bit in one of my table drawers. the pens will be divided into sets for a silent auction, and i will be keeping the antler one for myself. tomorrow i will be keeping myself busy with trying to turn mushrooms out of some downed willow branches we had at work. i keep this up, and i will be all funned out by the time i go back to work...
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    benedictione omnes bene

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan
    Those look great Dan!

    Just proves you have to keep at it, we all have good days and bad days!
    The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
    William Arthur Ward

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Nicely done, Dan. They all look very nice,
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Goodland, Kansas
    Dan those are some good looking pens. Like Stu said there are days and then there are days. I was working on a lidded box the other day. When it broke I just shut down and went for a nap.
    Bernie W.

    Retirement: Thats when you return from work one day
    and say, Hi, Honey, Im home forever.

    To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funnybone.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Des Moines, IA
    Nice pens, Dan.

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