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    Born of Frustration

    Yesterday was supposed to be half a dozen candle holders for someone, nature had different ideas and stock had too many faults for practical use showing up half way through the preparation.
    Ended up with a quick consolation spin of a couple of the pieces just to calm the frustration.
    Yew.

    100mm dia.
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    145mm dia.
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    I suppose you need to keep getting frustrated. Those are nice looking pieces.
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    Nice work, Chas. Sometimes the wood doesn't have the same plans we do.
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
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    Nice work Chas!
    Darren

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    Supposed to whittle till what's in the wood comes out. It's in there somewhere we just don't know what.
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    Nice work Chas. They turned out great I think! Ive been there,done that sort of thing...I had turned a piece of walnut for a flute...just an ordinary piece I thought...Once turned it had some great figure inside it..And another piece.... a piece of olive wood I had to handle with care as it had some bad places in it but is going to turn out good....... when I finish it...I would turn it and see a bad spot..fill it with sawdust or turquoise inlay...ca glue and come bad later...Some pieces can be challenging..

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