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    Making of a Shade - YouTube!
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  • #2
    Ok, It was cool to watch, but that thing is ugly! Just my opinion!
    Oh, and I am a turner too, so I'm not biased.
    Dan in So.Ca.


    • #3
      Thanks for sharing that link Stephen, don't think I could even lift a large piece of wood like that, and not sure if I would ever want to turn a lamp shade, but I did like the idea of placing the light near the turning to gage how thick he was making the shade.........nice tip gleaned. Thanks
      Gloria ............... Two memorable things to say in life, "Hello" for the first time, and "Good-bye" for the last.


      • #4
        I'm not a turner yet. Did not know you could use a spade bit to hollow out the wood.



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