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Mar 17th, 2008 at 9:47pm
 
I put together an article on how I turned those triangle tea lights.  They are kind of fun but watch your fingers...  Smiley

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Reply #1 - Mar 17th, 2008 at 10:09pm
 
Another item to add to my try list.  Smiley
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Reply #2 - Mar 18th, 2008 at 3:30am
 
Thanks Bob,

I am going to have to try that. I think
they look great. I know my wife would
love a few around the house.

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Reply #3 - Mar 18th, 2008 at 7:07am
 
Thats cool!!  Cool
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Reply #4 - Mar 18th, 2008 at 7:47am
 
Neat. Thanks
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Reply #5 - Mar 18th, 2008 at 9:11am
 
Nicely written and great pictures.  Goes on my to-do list as well.  Thanks for sharing.
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Reply #6 - Mar 18th, 2008 at 9:18am
 
Thanks for sharing with us. I have the perfect wood to give them a try
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Reply #7 - Mar 18th, 2008 at 9:33am
 
Hey Bob,those look like a nice litle project I can turn on my little delta.I know quite a few folks that would enjoy them.Thanks for the post.
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Reply #8 - Mar 18th, 2008 at 6:53pm
 
Bob,
What happens if you start with a round piece and do all of our turning and cut the triangle flats last?
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Reply #9 - Mar 18th, 2008 at 9:25pm
 
thanks Bob these will be fun if up keep fingers clear
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Reply #10 - Mar 19th, 2008 at 1:41am
 
Hi, Craig:
Other than only getting half as many out of the same length of stock, I can't think of any problem with doing it that way if you can jig a way to hold them while cutting.  It would certainly cut down on the splintering issue.

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Reply #11 - Mar 19th, 2008 at 4:12am
 
Great articel. I used it yesterday .. at least the first picture, then fogot to look at i for the rest.. but then a good beginnig is half the work done..

Its my first post here and my first winged turning. have only been turning 6 months...

mine is also Oak..
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Reply #12 - Mar 19th, 2008 at 4:33am
 
Looks good, Rasmus!  Is that white oak?  The ray pattern seems more prominent than in mine.

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Reply #13 - Mar 19th, 2008 at 5:12am
 
This is ordinary oak .. grows everywhere i dk..

This i get really cheap at the local lumberyard. its sold for use in construction..
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Reply #14 - Mar 19th, 2008 at 5:34am
 
And bob i was wondring if i could use som of your pics i a dansih tutoril for making thees ?
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