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Member postings for dennis wake

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Thread: yew bowl
11/03/2015 08:58:25

hi Steve no I haven't unfortunately I always forget to take them photos.

11/03/2015 06:49:40

16"x2 1/2 " yew bowl turned from the last of my timber from the antique shop. it was a bit dry so took some time to turn and sand to a finish. the finish I have put on it is a food friendly oil ( butchers block oil).






all comments welcome.

Thread: Been gone too long....
11/03/2015 00:00:12

hi Gerry

is one of your pens from corrian.


10/03/2015 23:53:26

hi Gerry

is one of your pens from corrian.


Thread: new pens
10/03/2015 23:51:11

if it is this one


Derek it is a duchess pen it is on a 7mm tube

or this one


which is a atrax

thank you Derek for your comments.

10/03/2015 22:18:49

thank you very much for your comments.

Thread: maley bur plater.
08/03/2015 21:15:41

thank you for the compliments. Robby I got them from a antique shop in Hartlepool unfortunately there is no more left wish they was. I have 3 other items to turn.

Thread: new pens
08/03/2015 20:53:35

been turning a few pens today and her are the photos of them. the first is a breast cancer pen the 2nd is a duchess pen and the 3rd is a atrax pen and then a pickup tool. and a few of all the pens I have got to sell at my next craft fair.






Thread: Been gone too long....
08/03/2015 20:42:31

nice looking pens there Gerry

Thread: maley bur plater.
07/03/2015 19:46:38

thank you Derek. it was a challenge as always with thin and wide turning. the other thing was it was really dry so splintered easily. I have another this size and am thinking of making a wall plaque out of it what do you think. I think it is a burr but not a mela burr.


Thread: natural edge laburnum bowl.
07/03/2015 19:42:29

hi Derek thank you for the compliment. it is a very easy timber to use it is like the cherry very silky and smooth timber. it doesn't like a lot of heat so sand as slow as you can get it. I power sand most of my items now but have the speed right the way down.


Thread: hollow form
07/03/2015 19:38:33

hi Derek yes it is the revolution. didn't find it to bad I may have to make a side handle for my main bar as it is a homed one and found it slipped with out it.


06/03/2015 20:13:59

in November I got a hollowing tool from crown and only just got the chance to use it to the good. so after getting a blank of beech so got on and turned this. the only thing I would of done different would of been to thin the wall down.





Thread: natural edge laburnum bowl.
06/03/2015 20:08:13

a friend at our club gave me a few blanks to turn and this laburnum bowl is one of them.





Thread: maley bur plater.
06/03/2015 20:05:00

the other day I was lucky to get a few blanks and one of them was a maley bur 16x1" so had to turn a thin platter. this was harder than I thought as with it being thin I had to fix a chuckling point with hot melt glue. her is a few photos of the finished platter. all comments welcome.




Thread: teak rememberance bowl.
08/02/2015 21:45:27

her is the frame that I commented on earlier. this is my original meddle.


Edited By dennis wake on 08/02/2015 21:46:23

08/02/2015 21:02:12

hi Steve/Carl

thank you for your comments they are appreciated. I do intend to hang the bowl and a picture frame of my meddle and a set of 1982 commemorative coins. I will post the photo of them when I get it done.


Thread: Been Away
27/01/2015 22:22:21

looks good there.

Thread: bur oak
27/01/2015 22:15:24

hi Carl

thank you for the compliments. the finish on this bowl is finishing oil.

Thread: thin walled bowl
27/01/2015 00:01:53

thank you for your comments . Ron thank you for the heads up about the Trincomalee I have just watched it .

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