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Post in 'The Inglenook' started by Adios Pantalones, Mar 18, 2012.

  1. stee6043

    stee6043 Minister of Fire

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    I think I could squeeze this in under the definition of "art". It's not particularly rare, nor valuable, but I am the original owner and I think it's a good time all around.


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  2. GAMMA RAY

    GAMMA RAY Minister of Fire

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    Here is a pic of something my bro made for me when he was a welder.
    LMFAO....when he gave it to me I chuckled......
    my bro had a similar likeness to Hogz...lil ruff on exterior but a hell of a nice guy...I would never expected him to make a flower outta steel......:)
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  3. Gasifier

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    Sweet car Stee. We have had some nice weather here. Would be a nice cruise in that!
  4. Gasifier

    Gasifier Minister of Fire

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    Gamma,
    That is cool. Thanks for showing it to us.
  5. pteubel

    pteubel Feeling the Heat

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    Woodturning used to be my hobby and then my profession (by necessity) for number of years.

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  6. chuckster

    chuckster Burning Hunk

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    I used to do some wood turning but nothing like that. Beautiful work.
  7. coaly

    coaly Fisher Moderator Staff Member

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    I rebuild and recondition steam engines. A lot is metal machining, and antique boiler repair. Jacktown 2001 Fall #18.jpg View attachment 63709

    Here I am showing my grandson (5) how to start a small engine.
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  8. coaly

    coaly Fisher Moderator Staff Member

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    Jacktown 2001 Fall #11.jpg Jacktown 2003 Annual Show #21.jpg
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  9. coaly

    coaly Fisher Moderator Staff Member

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  10. fishingpol

    fishingpol Minister of Fire

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    Very cool coaly. I really like the early steam tractors, I watch them on Youtube once in a while.
    Here is a link to a website that you may be interested in:

    http://www.neme-s.org/ Some of the members travel quite a bit to go to shows in New England and beyond.
  11. Gasifier

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    Nice work to all of you posting in this thread. Thanks for showing us your craft.
  12. Jack Straw

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    That was a great story, I would love to have had such an adventure, but I would never take such a chance. I have to "play it safe", but I don't have any good stories.<>
  13. project240

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    I do a lot of woodworking projects as my hobby. Here are a couple larger butcher blocks I made awhile ago...

    The first one is birch "tile" with mahogany "grout" and the second is Maple, wrapped with Mahogany, wrapped with Cherry. Enjoy!

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  14. Gasifier

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    project 240. You built those from scratch? First. Very, very friggin nice. I wish I could inspect them in person. Second. I am guessing you are retired? You have a lot of time to dedicate to your craft? Or you are some kind of futuristic, wood working alien freakanoid. Give it up. Which is it? Oh, I better add this. ;lol
  15. project240

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    Gasifier, yes, built from scratch. Actually the mahogany in both of them is reclaimed wood from a deck I helped tear apart.

    I've still got about 30-40 years to go until retirement, hopefully less, lol... I'm in my 20s...
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  16. fishingpol

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    Really nice job there project240. I like how you used the grain standing up for durability. It reminds me of an old warehouse doing work with a plumber friend of mine. The whole floor was oak blocks on end. It was quite a floor, pre-concrete days, brick probably would have crumbled under the weight of whatever was moved through there..
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  17. Flatbedford

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    Project 240, that is awesome!

    Those old block floors are great. I spent a few days on a movie shoot in an old ship yard in Brooklyn that has that flooring. It is so much easier on the feet than concrete! Another good thing about it is that machinery dropped on that floor is less likely to be damaged than on concrete.
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    project240. You are a very talented young man. With that talent and work ethic you will do very well in life. Nice work man. And keep those pictures coming of your completed projects. We love pics here!

    Oh. So you are not retired. And at that age you must work a full time job. So that means you aaaare a futuristic, wood working alien freakanoid. ;lol
    (That is a sincere compliment of your wood working ability. ;) )
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  19. WES999

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    Great pics, everyone, very talented.
    Here are a few things I have made.
    Doll house for my daughter when she was about 10.
    Some paintball guns I designed and built from scratch,

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  20. Adios Pantalones

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    Wes- from scratch? That's impressive. Played a little PB myself.

    I'm firing the kiln a bit every night to build up ash up top and to dry out/get ready to rock it this weekend. Here's a pic looking into the firebox- I put a little porcelain conjoined skulls sculpture in the throat (where the fire enters the ware chamber). This will be buried a foot deep in coals/ash this weekend and if it survives will be nasty and crusty when finished.

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  21. coaly

    coaly Fisher Moderator Staff Member

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  22. Adios Pantalones

    Adios Pantalones Minister of Fire

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    That thing is great- the glass takes more stress/pounding than I would have expected
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    Are the dogu's getting fired? I'm curious what they will look like.
  24. Adios Pantalones

    Adios Pantalones Minister of Fire

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    The dogus are all loaded up
  25. Adios Pantalones

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    Sculptor- where in NC?

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