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Tibetan Prayer Wheel

I was inspired by Tom Hohl from the segmented woodturners website and thought that a prayer wheel would make an excellent gift for my sister. It's made of walnut and sycamore, mounted on a lazy susan so that it spins. It's roughly 12 inches tall and about 6 inches in diameter at the base and top rim. Still needs a few more coats of poly, but I was excited to share what I've been working on for the last month.

If you want some more info about what a tibetan prayer wheel is see here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prayer_wheel
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I want to die quietly in my sleep like my grandfather, not screaming in terror like the passengers of his car.
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That's cool !!!!
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very nice wook ... excellent choice of woods

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Beautiful project, nicely rendered!

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...ever notice how "I'm sorry" and "I apologize" mean the same thing, unless you are at a funeral..?
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Very nice piece. I like it a lot. May have to try one someday.

That bowl was perfect right up until that last cut...
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