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Project by ShannonRogers posted 02-28-2008 02:52 AM 1466 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I saw this kaliedescope pattern in a Penn State Ind catalog with their duplicator set up. It looked pretty simple and I thought I would try it and then try to duplicate it by hand. I have never tried it before and want to turn table legs someday so I thought this would be a simple way to try on a small scale. Whaddaya know it’s now that hard when you break it down and build a story stick! You can see the original wood these came from, Wenge, Narra, and Cocobolo in the background. Enjoy!

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trifern

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#1 posted 02-28-2008 02:58 AM

Very cool. These will make nice gifts or table top pieces.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#2 posted 02-28-2008 03:07 AM

Great Idea Shannon & nice job on the turning.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#3 posted 02-28-2008 03:29 AM

Very nice looking pieces

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#4 posted 02-28-2008 03:32 AM

Very cool projects, and that Wenge is gorgeous turned.

-- Still learning everything

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#5 posted 02-28-2008 03:42 AM

another great turned project. These are on my list of things to turn right after bottle stoppers. Great job.

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#6 posted 02-28-2008 08:24 AM

They came out great and you learned something new – or at least boosted your confidence.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#7 posted 02-28-2008 02:39 PM

Nice.

-- Jiri

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#8 posted 06-11-2008 04:25 AM

Neat projects. They would make great gifts.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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