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    Eccentric Baltic Birch Plywood Bud Vase

    This is my first try a eccentric turning.
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    Ooh...very cool, Jim.
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
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    Molto Kool, Jim! I like the bevels that (I think) I'm seeing on the top surface.

    What is the intended use ... candleholder?

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    Neato.
    How many not-centered centers did you use? I'm a guessing three.
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    Cool...you got the start for a model wankel rotary engine.
    "Forget the flat stuff slap something on the spinny thing and lets go, we're burning daylight" Bart Leetch
    "If it ain't round you may be a knuckle dragger""Turners drag their nuckles too, they just do it at a higher RPM"Bart

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    Your first try was successful. Looks good.
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    That is really neat....
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    Now that is just to cool. Really well done.
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