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    I hate spindles

    I've been asked to make some spindles for our elec. at works daughter. These will be painted black, and have a base and platform on top. The platform will have a bunch of shoes of vaious styles. It's for her senior collage project. Some kind of art project. What i do know is if it was for anyone else i'd of told them NO. Owell as much as i don't want to it's back out to the shop and turn some more of them spindles with out a duplacater. Needed a brake.
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    You have done a very good job of duplicating them without a duplicator.
    Chinese Proverb: Man who eats many prunes gets good run for the money.

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    yeah that is alot of work doing it that way. They look great.

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    I have a hard enough time making two of anything to match, let alone nine or ten. I don't envy your situation with all of those spindles, but you're a good guy for helping out.
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    The only thing I can duplicate is my mistakes!! Well done Master Jedi!!
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    Thanks all. I really do hate this kind of work. It's not fun and turnes into a job. As this is suppose to be a hobby not a job, and i don't want to start building houses for a hobby. And Jim i ain't nothin but a rank amateur.

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    Stephan I feel your pain but you did a great job.
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