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Thread: I don't take the time to do this often enough.

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    I don't take the time to do this often enough.

    Seems like I never have the time to turn that much anymore and this is sad. I just seem to be too busy trying to get everyone else turning and I don't take the time to do it myself. This past weekend, I took the opportunity to kill two birds with one stone, so to speak. Been developing a different line of tools, so thought I would play a little. This HF is made from Silver Maple, 5 1/2" tall, 4" wide, finished to 3/16" walls with a 1/2" bottom. Watco, buffed and waxed. Not the best figured wood, but it was fun.

    Let me know what you think, good or bad.

    Randy
    Randy,

    Maker of Fine Lathe Tools & Accessories.

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    Pretty piece Randy! I'd say you've not lost any of your skills!
    Last edited by Ken Fitzgerald; 07-02-2007 at 10:20 PM.

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    So the rumors are true. Randy does turn wood. You may be busy playing with metal, but you still know how to find the hollow form hiding in a log. Looks real 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

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    Randy, nice to take the time eh?

    I think you have a nice piece of wood there, and you have certainly done it proud, great effort
    The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
    William Arthur Ward

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    Pretty bloody nice for a part timer!

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    That piece is a beauty Randy. Glad to see ya got some time.
    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.

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