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Lathe Hollowing Tools #1: 2 New Tools

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Blog entry by Julian posted 11-14-2016 01:25 AM 461 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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I did not have the proper hollowing tools for deep vases and I did not want to spend over $200, so I made them.
Steel was purchased from a local steel supplier, handles were junk pipe and scrap aluminum from work, purchased the cutters on line, and hose from a hardware store. Fortunately I have access to a mill and metal lathe at work which made cutting the steel much easier than with a hack saw.
The long, straight hollower is about 32” longs and the handle is removable. The swan neck tool is about 20” long and also has a removable handle. I still need to get more hose to cover the aluminum handle.

-- Julian



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#1 posted 11-14-2016 05:15 AM

Nicely done!

Innovation provides progress!

Laziness and necessity are twin brothers to new inventions!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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