Maple Canister

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Project by cajunpen posted 02-07-2014 02:54 AM 1323 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a project started on my Ringmaster and finished on the Lathe. I like to avoid the tell tale plugs in the bottom of my Ringmaster projects when I can. I cut 4 rings from a piece of Maple and then took two more pieces of the same stock and turned a bottom and a lid. The pitiful attempt at a finial is a piece of Cocobolo I had lying around. The bottom and the top have been turned to fit into the canister (a rabbit I guess you could say). The wood was a little punky for some reason and I could not get a smooth finish on it – at least I didn’t think it was looking smooth, but it is smooth to the touch. It measures about 4 3/4” high and 3 3/4” wide.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#1 posted 02-07-2014 03:13 AM

Nice work. I too get that occasional tear out. Doesn’t a rabbit have 2 ears? LOL well done

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#2 posted 02-07-2014 03:21 AM

Very nice, Bill!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 02-07-2014 05:15 AM

Great job buddy

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#4 posted 02-07-2014 08:04 AM

Great work as always

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 02-07-2014 02:06 PM

I like it. Very clean.

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

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#6 posted 02-07-2014 04:49 PM

Bill, you did a great job combining the Ringmaster and the lathe to turn out this canister.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#7 posted 02-07-2014 07:49 PM

Nice job.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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