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Project by WilsonCreations posted 09-15-2011 03:34 AM 1370 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got a lathe after (ahem) decades and made a mushroom to keep the garden gnome company and a lidded box – both were made from cedar. The ‘milk bottle’ was from green maple limb I’ll put some cork on the bottom and use it as a door stop – I hope it doesn’t crack too much.

-- Wilson

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#1 posted 09-15-2011 03:54 AM

Try some wax on the milk bottle might help then might not. love the box, I like making small boxs for grand kids.


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#2 posted 09-15-2011 12:09 PM

congrats on your new lathe, looks like your off to a good start on your turnings. I agree with Paplou, try a bit of wax on the milk bottle and hopefully it wont split…..

-- Larry, North Carolina

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#3 posted 09-15-2011 03:57 PM

That sounds like a plan to me. thx guys.

-- Wilson

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