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Project by Jess Littlefield posted 02-10-2014 08:48 PM 1490 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

so here is one I just completed today. This spalted walnut? was almost too rotten. The handle and spout is ash and something left over from flooring hardwood. Just another of those things that is fun to make. After turning the body on the lathe the hard part begins. Trying to get the rest of the pieces all portioned accordingly. “The biggest problem I run in to is getting the right amount of epoxy and not having any extra oozing out all over the place. Rubber bands are the clamps of choice on this job.

-- Jess Littlefield





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#1 posted 02-10-2014 08:58 PM

I’ve never seen a tea pot like that, very exacting details.

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#2 posted 02-10-2014 09:19 PM

Very cool work.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 02-11-2014 02:36 AM

Very kool indeed ;-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 02-11-2014 05:31 AM

Very Nice Project Indeed! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

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#5 posted 02-11-2014 09:55 AM

Cool teapot. Just dont leave it sitting on the stove! :-)

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#6 posted 02-11-2014 12:10 PM

really like the shape of the tea pots.

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#7 posted 02-11-2014 12:57 PM

Excellent work, the fluting is awesome. Are they hollow? The rest of your work is also real cool.

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#8 posted 02-12-2014 06:47 AM

Nice work, nice finished look.

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#9 posted 02-14-2014 05:28 PM

Gorgeous tea pots! Intricate design and the colors are stunning. Great work!

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