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  1. Thread: Caspian Tea

    by Jim Adkins
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    AAH, The "teapot twosome" here. Great work, I...

    AAH, The "teapot twosome" here. Great work, I think it exceeds anything previous but that
    seems impossible! A wonderful collaboration by you two. Thanks
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    Well, Jim is hereby stating loud and...

    Well, Jim is hereby stating loud and clear....."He loves the piece". I'm thinking Scott got the short end of the deal
    on this little trade but I guess if we're both happy that works for me.
    THANKS...
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    very nice Steve, all the correct lines. Great job.

    very nice Steve, all the correct lines. Great job.
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    Mike, any seeds left?? stick some in an envelope...

    Mike, any seeds left?? stick some in an envelope and mail them to me. I'll try to start some from seed.
    Thanks.....Jim
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    Congratulations Steve and Happy Birthday to the...

    Congratulations Steve and Happy Birthday to the other Lady that happens to live in the Basement.
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    Bill....The Kitanemuk were situated in central,...

    Bill....The Kitanemuk were situated in central, eastern Calif. Yes, I too understand the similar sounding tribes from the Pacific Northwest
    They did some fantastic weaving of baskets but I've yet to...
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    +1 on DD's statement, "simple" & "unassuming"...

    +1 on DD's statement, "simple" & "unassuming" beautiful form.
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    Tim....Thats really nice, was this turned from...

    Tim....Thats really nice, was this turned from one pod or did you stack them? I see the walnut top & bottom but am wondering
    about the "in-between" banksia pod. Anyway, this is real different, you...
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    Tony, nice job both in the turning and Pyro. You...

    Tony, nice job both in the turning and Pyro. You utilized the best there is to follow.....Cynthia and Mike, what a team!
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    John, it takes a loooooong time, never keep track...

    John, it takes a loooooong time, never keep track of my time for fear of total disconnect!! Thanks to all again for the interest.
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    Kitanemuk Bottleneck Basket-3A

    This is another in a series of these I've done. Size is abt 7" x 7", turned from
    Sycamore, 1/8" beads, dyes & with my normal 4-step finishing process. The interior
    of this is not beaded/dyed. It...
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    Very nice little piece Kathy, you did good.

    Very nice little piece Kathy, you did good.
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    richard.....I cut-off a piece of dull planer...

    richard.....I cut-off a piece of dull planer blade steel, drilled a hole in it for attaching to my hook tool. Using a very small chain-saw file I filed a 1/8 Diameter groove into the piece. I then...
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    Jeremy, Baxter & Kathy.....thanks for the...

    Jeremy, Baxter & Kathy.....thanks for the compliments, always appreciate them. Baxter, I do have a new background, grey gradient. Picture
    was taken outside, early morning light with my Cannon...
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    Jason, that is an amazing amount of movement. I'd...

    Jason, that is an amazing amount of movement. I'd just capitalize on that and let it move until it quits.
    Then, you have a piece of "Art" Well done on a beautiful piece of wood.
  16. This is really nice Allan, you did good for a...

    This is really nice Allan, you did good for a "first", Good teacher that Tibbits guy.
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    Nice piece Jeremy, good looking walnut with lots...

    Nice piece Jeremy, good looking walnut with lots of color & contrast. Great job.
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    Thanks to all who have commented, always enjoy...

    Thanks to all who have commented, always enjoy what others have to say. Other Jim, am still waiting for you to post one of your
    basket pieces. Yeah, they're good enough, ya just need to post one and...
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    Kitanemuk(Calif) bottleneck basket

    This little Kitanemuk piece I recently finished is turned from Sycamore, 7" x 7", 1/8" beads, usual dyes and four-step finish.
    The inside is painted with acrylic "tera cotta" colored paint. It is...
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    John, Happy birthday and I think you did...

    John, Happy birthday and I think you did good.......two pens & a pencil plus you took her out outback. You're one very smart dude.
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    Thanks again guys, Jamie, I purchased $20 worth...

    Thanks again guys, Jamie, I purchased $20 worth of tickets, of course it only takes a $1 ticket to win I guess!! I was a very lucky person!! On another note, the
    guy that won both lathes last year...
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    John, why don't you and Charles come up and...

    John, why don't you and Charles come up and visit. That way I can get both of you started turning those
    crazy Native American Baskets. You each would have a lathe to use and I could watch and learn....
  23. Thread: Big Gloat

    by Jim Adkins
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    Scott....nice gloat! you made a haul and it looks...

    Scott....nice gloat! you made a haul and it looks like it cleaned-up very nicely...now, get it dirty.
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    Fred. all of the above are good ways to do the...

    Fred. all of the above are good ways to do the transfer. I use carbon sheets from my bank deposit slips. Most everyone has access to those
    and the carbon marks are easily erased with a Ruby Red...
  25. Kathy, I congratulate you, your shop looks like...

    Kathy, I congratulate you, your shop looks like it's never "used" And keeping with with DD's comment above I once
    saw a sign in a friends shop that read..."A clean shop is a sure sign of a sick...
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