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Derek Lane04/02/2017 19:36:58
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Not done much in the way of turning lately.
This is a piece that I started at the beginning of the week but went wrong a couple of times and had to repaint it. The main pod is Ash and the ring stand is cherry. The wife thought I was making a lemon well with all the problems I felt like one.

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David A. Moody05/02/2017 05:53:45
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Nicely done, worked out well in the end

Ron Davis06/02/2017 17:27:10
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Wrong colour for a lemon Derek! You got the problems sorted and came up with an unusual box.

Was the fun in the journey or the destination?

Ron

Derek Lane06/02/2017 20:05:23
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Thank you both.

Posted by Ron Davis on 06/02/2017 17:27:10:

Wrong colour for a lemon Derek! You got the problems sorted and came up with an unusual box.

Was the fun in the journey or the destination?

Ron

The fun is all of it even when it goes wrong as there is always something to learn even from mistakes. I am at the moment making a second stand for it just to see if it will look any better, it will be the same shape but will have cut outs so that some of the bottom of the box can be seen I will post a photo when I complete it

Sparky09/02/2017 13:10:58
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Well I like it mate, another lovely paint job on a great turning, what else can you do? 😉

Derek Lane09/02/2017 16:01:36
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Thank you Marc second stand nearly finished just a bit more sanding

Sparky09/02/2017 18:17:14
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Well it looks great now but if you feel it just needs that little bit extra you know what's happening....you've become a pro!! 😉😊

Derek Lane09/02/2017 20:01:32
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Posted by Sparky on 09/02/2017 18:17:14:

Well it looks great now but if you feel it just needs that little bit extra you know what's happening....you've become a pro!! 😉😊

I just feel it is a little heavy looking and the new one allows you to see the shape at the bottom have put it together just need to apply the finish before posting the new picture.

I tend to sit a piece on the side and look at it for a while and the odd bit needs tweaking but most seem OK

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