Wood Turning- Photos

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  1. Wildman

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    As the pictures in chat are no longer working I post here some of this years work, made mainly for the home and Christmas presents. But some made to order. note the new Wildman brand an the bottom of one pot, hee hee
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    This is a biscuit barrel made for alongside my computer, though at the moment it has boiled sweets in
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    this one is a pot pourii bowl made from segments of oak and Paraná pine.
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    a different one showing the lid detail
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    Wildman logo WM done with home made branding iron
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    nibbles bowl for use at meets
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    and another
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    all of these bowls are made from segments of different woods to give contrast and different grain patterns, finished with French polish and beeswax.
     
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    The local Masonic Branch, will be in touch to discuss branding/copy rights
    Remember the Italian Banker 1982:Eeek: and I dont mean the sexual position
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    If I was Sue I would not feed him if he keeps playing on that lathe instead of mending the blooming van
     
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    Very nice Roger .. must have a try on your lathe when we visit, will bring some wood.

    I get off cuts of oak and beech from a local furniture factory £5 a sack.. .. they sell it for fire wood .. :Sad:

    haven't done much recently but this is a selection of mine.. problem is, every time someone visits they ask for one ..

    More HERE

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    I don't need to bend to use the lathe, besides two of the pot pouri bowls are Christmas pressies for her sisters:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Similar I agree but not the same theirs shows items whilst mine shows letters.

    Nice ones Jim you are obviously getting a better finish than me. I have a number of bowl blanks and they will follow my foray into making a few eggcups.
     
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    Nice work Jim ....the bananas look almost real:Wink:
     
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    You're both so talented, they're beautiful.
    Several years ago, after a particularly stressful period at work, I bought a wood turning day for myself. Loved it, so relaxing and very proud of myself when I made 2 bowls (with help!!) I totally failed making a stair spindle tho'.
    It was something I wanted to try again, especially as Mike had a lathe and loved woodwork. sadly, it was just another thing we didn't get to do. :cry:
     
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    maybe we can sort something for when you come down Pauline, not impossible.
     
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    My uncle made me a table lamp out of different woods for a thank you for helping him when he was ill and taking my aunt to visit him in hospital etc.
    This means a lot to me as it is beautiful and is a nice reminder of him now he has passed away it sits in my living room and is something I will treasure as I know how much time and care he put into it.
    I have never seen anything like his designs anywhere else he was a retired miner but very talented with wood,this means a lot more to me as it was made by him at the end of his days and not purchased so to me is priceless
     
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