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post #1 of 13 Old 08-01-2011, 10:17 PM Thread Starter
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This evenings creations.

Spalted Maple and wormy/buggy Locust. Not done with the finishes but just had to show them off.















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post #2 of 13 Old 08-01-2011, 10:22 PM
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Those are really cool. How big are these mushrooms? They look awesome. Nice work

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Thanks for the compliments, much appreciated.

The little ones are about 3 to 4 inches tall, the maple one is about 7 high by 5 in dia.

Just realized the irony in making a mushroom
out of spalted wood.

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Those look great. I especially like the locust one. Mushrooms are fun to turn and are one of my projects I turn when I don't know what I want to turn.

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You need to get out of the dark. Your growing too many mushrooms.
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LOL @ John. Actually in the winter time I do grow real mushrooms in a modified portable greenhouse setup.

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They are really cool. Are they just for decoration?








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look great when is disney picking them up

Old wood workers never die thay just get dry rot
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Yep, these are just decorative, lots of mushroom fans around here. Have ideas for some useful stuff to make from them but really need to find a chuck for my lathe for most of those.

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This evenings creations.

Right neat,if I do say so

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Yeah I got a tooth chuck that reverses to a circle grip, works real nice.
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post #12 of 13 Old 08-02-2011, 09:21 PM
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Hey Biscobob, I loved your mushrooms so much, that you motivated me to turn my own. I was going to PM you about it, but you don't have enough posts to PM yet. Either way, I just wanted to say thank you for the inspiration. Although mine isn't half as good as yours, I really enjoyed turning mine and I have you to thank for the idea. Thank you.

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You're very welcome Kenbo, I am humbled. LOL I am a mizer when it comes to turnable wood so no piece big enough to turn gets discarded, they become shrooms.
I'll get to 25 posts here before long, as I said in the classifieds sticky, I am not one to just scatter bomb posts to get there. I'll earn my way, always have, always will.

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