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Whether you are a beginner or a long time turner, this is a forum for DAW members to show their woodturning creations. Respectful comments are allowed. Remember the audience may include people of all ages and skill levels. Image uploads are limited to 2mb in size and 1 image per post. No for sale ads. Share and enjoy.

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Here's a cobra head walking stick with a knife hidden in the handle that I turned. It's made of Mahogany and Purpleheart with brass tip, connector and tip and a Celtic knot in Purpleheart. Legal in Texas.

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Nice! Do you have to use a steady on the long spindle?

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@kevinbassett Nope. But I have a revolving tail stock with a spindle that I can mount a chuck on. Handy for chucking stuff on both head and tailstock at the same time

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Post your creations to share at the April Meeting. Here's one to start. This a captive ring rattle made for a neighbor's kid. Made from a single piece of bald cypress. Finished by soaking in food safe mineral oil. no other finish.

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Baby Rattle or Baby Barbell!
Either way I like it. 
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Post any creations that you'd like to share with the club at the March 18th Club meeting.

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Neighbor had an elm tree that split in a storm 18 months ago so I scavenged a couple of big pieces and made this 13 1/2" x 3" bowl. Love the grain.

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Good job! What's the finish? 

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I turned this oval box in Dec last year. I have turned a couple more this past month for a demo but I do not have photos yet. 

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I want to see that demo!

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Also on topic for this month are my 'ring turned' flags. This project was from 2017. Ring turning is fun and results in multiples... I ended up with about 90 flags from one turning.

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Here is a few ...

 

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Here is a few ...

 

This is a real good production trick isn't it. Compared to cutting out 80 or 90 flag blanks 1 at a time, turn the profile once and saw them apart. Cool idea. Simon Beggs mentioned it but didn't cover a lot of detail. Is there a way to index the sawing to keep the thickness even and on the same plane? Or do you just eyeball that part? 

 

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@kevinbassett Please read the article and watch my YT video. I indexed the ring, cut it free then used Styrofoam as a middle for centering on my bandsaw sliding table.

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Will do 

Thanks

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Reply to this topic with your show & tell items for Feb 2021

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Flame Box Elder Chip and Dip platter. 15.5" x 3"

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chips and salsa! Nice work on the Flame Box Elder!

 

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@kevinbassett Thanks. Now to see if it works during the Superbowl...

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Here is a spatula and spoon from my Fantastic Kitchen Utensil demo from late in Jan. Simple hard maple with no finish.

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Here is a closer view and shows how the spatula stays on the pot rim. This keeps it at the ready and leaves the mess in the pot or pan and not on the counter or cooktop. Fantastic!!

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