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Mark Baker

Mark Baker

The proverbial rabbit hole

8 July 2019

Have you ever been in a situation where you know more or less what you want to do/make, but when you start another thought comes into your head concerning said project, which, in turn, necessitates a bit more pondering as to how this will impact visually, technically and so on – but think it is a go ...

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  • Another angle on simple segments

    By ron.d

    Monday, July 22, 2019 - 4:32 PM

    I like the effedcts you have achieved with your segmented turning. You say you have experimented with ways of glueing up to avoid it slipping, can you tell us more about this please.Ron

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  • Ash and blackwood vase

    By Dalboy

    Monday, July 22, 2019 - 2:50 PM

    [QUOTE=bodrighy] Not as easy as maybe people think to match up two woods with such a difference in texture. When I have done this I have left it unglued f...

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  • Ash and blackwood vase

    By Les Symonds

    Monday, July 22, 2019 - 11:36 AM

    CHJ....I did my best to sand away from the joint until I was on 320 grit, then just a fine bit of sanding back and forth with 320/400/600, then I dusted of...

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  • Ash and blackwood vase

    By bodrighy

    Monday, July 22, 2019 - 8:12 AM

    Not as easy as maybe people think to match up two woods with such a difference in texture. When I have done this I have left it unglued for a while as I fo...

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  • Ash and blackwood vase

    By Dalboy

    Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 11:21 PM

    I agree a great contrast between the two kinds of wood. Even though you say you would have liked a narrower neck I still think the shape is great with nice flowing form to the piece

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  • Green turning

    By Man in the shed

    Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 10:34 PM

    I had a load of Lime wood bowls in the rough that did that. I rubbed it off, it did not seem to do any harm, I must have a look, see if they are ready to finish !

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  • skew chisel

    By Man in the shed

    Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 10:25 PM

    I see now that this is an old thread, you must have got it sussed out by now. However if you have not seen it go to YouTube and enter skew chisel techniq...

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  • Ash and blackwood vase

    By Kiwi

    Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 9:45 PM

    I like this one Les, real nice flow to the form & the contrast works great, top notch Pete

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