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post #1 of 4 Old 11-16-2009, 11:09 PM Thread Starter
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Ornament Filials

Hi everyone,

I'm an absolute beginner and I took my first woodworking class a few days ago and loved it!! I'm looking into getting all of the things I need to turn a few basic ornaments so I can keep practicing but I'm having trouble locating one item, the filials. I don't know if I'm searching for the wrong terms but I've only found two websites that sell them and I was hoping to find more until I am comfortable with making my own. To illustrate what I'm looking for you can view this picture here.

I also found the ones at the woodcraft.com store as well. Are these that elusive to find or am I just looking in the wrong places? Thank you in advance for helping me.

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post #2 of 4 Old 11-16-2009, 11:24 PM
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welcome to wood turning Tim....try here,

http://www.woodturnerscatalog.com/st...rnaments?Args=

http://woodenpost.com/products/turning_kits.htm

also look at this site for when you feel ready
http://www.woodturningonline.com/Tur...ornaments.html

Jeff,

"Just because your not bleeding, don't mean your turning safely"..

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Thanks Jeff. These are so tough to find!
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Most people simply make their own finial or icicyles as some call them. They don't have to be fancy. Make them to whatever skill level you have.
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