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Forum topic by RRoe posted 07-12-2020 08:47 PM 333 views 1 time favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-12-2020 08:47 PM

Second Spiral Conch finished. This one made with European Baltic Birch Plywood. Size is 9 inches long by 5 inches in diameter. Lacquer finish applied. Fun to come up with different woods to see what the effects will be. Maybe some Spalted Maple????

-- Bob, Venice Florida


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#1 posted 07-12-2020 09:16 PM

wow – very impressive project, Bob !!
I think you have a handle on the process now.
again, very nice work !!

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#2 posted 07-12-2020 10:14 PM

Thats beautiful Bob. can you give a description on how you made it, did you turn it on the lathe

-- Colombia Custom Woodworking

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#3 posted 07-12-2020 10:30 PM

Do you realize that you buy one of those at a beach gift shop for 10 $. :)
Nice work I feel like it should have something drastically different make it unique.
Good Luck

-- Aj

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#4 posted 07-12-2020 10:38 PM

Outstanding!! Hard to believe it is plywood.

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#5 posted 07-12-2020 10:48 PM

Lee, the shells are not made using a lathe, but are cut on a Scroll Saw. Found this hard to believe, but here’s a link to the fella that put all this together (Steve Garrison). Watch his short video and you’ll get the gist of this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2XVqqXvR_I

-- Bob, Venice Florida

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#6 posted 07-12-2020 11:41 PM

Absolutely Beautiful!

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#7 posted 07-13-2020 12:41 AM

That’s unbelievable. I’d be real interested to see how you do that.

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#8 posted 07-14-2020 02:51 PM

That is so kool.

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