Turning blanks?

My mom had some damaged trees from the Halloween surprise snowstorm and recently had a tree guy come and take them down, as well as a few trees that had always worried her. Normally, I’d just be out there splitting the wood for burning next season, but now I’m thinking a few of these should get some anchor seal slapped on the end and used for turning blanks. At the very least some of the straighter branches could used for spindle practice. All red oak, so nothing too exciting.

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  1. Al (Thomas)

     /  December 15, 2011

    On break in an Acrobat class in Trumbull, CT
    You now have lots of inexpensive materail for practice! I have three bowl blanks that I turned green. They have been drying for over 18 months. your entries are moving me closer to re-working them!

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  2. Al, you joining the circus? Oh, probably Adobe Acrobat. 😉 Hey any plans for an upcoming class? I am contemplating the hollows & rounds one.

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