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    First turning for a while

    Had a go with some kitchen worktop offcut, Mistral solid surface ( like Corian ).
    this material is 25mm thick so main box is 3 layers glued together and a separate bit for the lid plus a small bit glued on for the finial.

    Box is approx 120 mm high x 100 mm dia and I'm pleased with it as the joins are barely visible, the amount of dust this stuff throws out isn't pleasant though so it won't be a regular project.
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    Looks good Bob. Certainly in the photos, I can't see any joins at all, and if you hadn't mentioned it, I'd be wondering where you came by corian that thick.
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    Nice piece Bob like Phil can't see any joints.
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    That looks very nice Bob, and well proportioned too, lovely.
    Kind regards John.

     
     
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    Looks great Bob, well done.

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    Acrylic marvels Bob. This sent me on a google frenzy so I now know a great deal more about the product and its possibilities. Thank you for the stimulous to enquire.

    Looking carefully at your turning I like what you have made,having fun is great. I noted your comment on the byproduct dust.

    Yet another way to use countertop material that has merit.

    Kind regards Peter.
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    Too wet for golf then marra?
    About time you got making again, nice bit of work!
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    Thanks for the kind words guys.

    This retirement lark is no fun really, don't know where the time goes

    Yep Neil golf is difficult, not easy to hit a ball that's sunk in the mud, hasn't harmed the fishing though.
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    A great comeback Bob.
    Nice to meet-up a Harrogate again mate.
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