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    Paying attention

    to details seems to be important when turning hollow vessels. Especially details such as depth of cut. If you let your concentration lapse, you can cut too deep. This is the result.
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    Now I have to find something contrasting to use as a pedestal base and finial. Hhmmm, I may have some DI that will work. Oh, sorry, the wood is Mesquite (very green).
    Billy B.

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    Billy as much as i hate to say it,we've all been there done that.

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    Speak for yourself, Steve. I've never done that.

    At least not with a mesquite hollow form.

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    Yep, me either Vaughn.......nope never, ever...turned mesquite!

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    Steve does that to make firewood. That way it's not on purpose!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Burr View Post
    Steve does that to make firewood. That way it's not on purpose!!
    Ha i need to heat the shop some how.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stephen Bellinger View Post
    Ha i need to heat the shop some how.
    ...and conveniently get rid of any evidence of errors.
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    Billy I have never did that. At least since last week.

    It happens Billy.
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    Who said anything about a mistake? It's obviously a design modification.
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