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Project by Jimthecarver posted 06-05-2013 03:30 PM 2278 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just goofing around with the lathe.
Not sure what they would be used for ;-)~
Maybe an incense burner.
Walnut, canary, paduke, bloodwood, and yellow heart was used.
Any comments are welcome.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.





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wizzardofwood

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#1 posted 06-05-2013 03:39 PM

SMOKING ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,GREAT JOB

-- wizzardofwood..... "ITS MY JOB TO AMAZE YOU"

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Roger

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#2 posted 06-05-2013 08:39 PM

Oh yes. I likes em all

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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Jim Sellers

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#3 posted 06-05-2013 09:24 PM

Those are nice. Unique no two alike.
I’m sure they would work great for burning dried flowers.

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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Jimthecarver

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#4 posted 06-05-2013 09:27 PM

Hmmmm …..dried flowers. Maybe a skunky variety.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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DIYaholic

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#5 posted 06-06-2013 12:14 AM

These are great! Awesome job!!!

Just what I needed to see posted here on LJs.

I just setup my “new to me” JET 1442 VSK lathe and was looking for a project/present for my sister and BIL. I was thinking along these very lines.
She & her husband WILL know how to put them to good use!!!

Thanks for sharing…..

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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SquintyPolock

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#6 posted 06-06-2013 12:52 AM

Excellent for burning “flowers”...

-- It's all in a day's work...

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ChuckV

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#7 posted 06-06-2013 01:59 AM

Those really are great looking. I bet they were fun to make.

-- "Join the chorus if you can. It'll make of you an honest man." - I. Anderson

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jrbare

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#8 posted 06-06-2013 02:24 PM

Can you post or outline the steps you used to turn one of these? Do you turn or shape the bowl and then turn the stem? They look very nice indeed!

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 06-06-2013 02:50 PM

Nice collection of pipes. Well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Jimthecarver

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#10 posted 06-06-2013 03:28 PM

Jr- I drill the stem then drill for the bowl. After that I use the lathe to turn the rest.
Some carving is required around the bowl but its minimal.
Thanks for all the kind comments and thoughts for use. :-)

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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Fishinbo

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#11 posted 06-07-2013 09:10 PM

Wonderful pipes! Great designs and colors of variety of beautiful woods. They surely make great presents. Well done!

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