Here’s a little idea I had last night, & decided to work out a way I could do it. It’s a Fully Off Axis Stemmed Goblet, where the whole of the stem is a half inch (13mm) off set from the cup & the base. To do this, I roughe...
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Location: North Norfolk, England
I'm a Disabled Guy who has recently (May 2014) started Turning as a way to pass my time as I'm not able to work. I have to take my time, but I get there in the end. I need, due to my Disabilities, to take frequent rests, though I find that sitting back with a Coffee & looking at the piece of wood on the Lathe, I often can see features in that wood that will determine what I make from it, as I try to keep natural grain features & do my best to capture these in the pieces I turn, often turning something I didn't intend to.
-- Keith, Norfolk England. Why Burn it when you can Turn it??!!
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|commented on||A couple of Pendants, made WITHOUT a Jig.||12-13-2014 10:09 AM|
|commented on||Two Nativity Cribs||12-13-2014 10:06 AM|
|replied on||Antique Pepper Grinder||12-13-2014 09:55 AM|
|commented on||Hall Bench||11-28-2014 06:14 PM|
|added project||A couple of Pendants, made WITHOUT a Jig.||11-27-2014 04:56 PM|
|commented on||Miniature Goblet in Yew||11-20-2014 11:30 AM|
|added project||Miniature Goblet in Yew||11-19-2014 09:53 PM|
|commented on||First Bowl||11-18-2014 03:16 AM|
|commented on||Another Gavel & Block (made for a friend)||11-14-2014 12:13 AM|
|added project||Another Gavel & Block (made for a friend)||11-13-2014 04:43 PM|
|commented on||Fantastic Machine||11-13-2014 12:23 AM|
|commented on||Oak Plant Stand||11-12-2014 04:44 PM|
|commented on||Taper Jig||11-12-2014 04:34 PM|
|commented on||My 1st Natural Edge Bowl, in Laburnum.||11-11-2014 04:39 PM|
|commented on||Chestnut Hollow Vessel||11-10-2014 11:34 PM|
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A quick bit of info for anyone using an AXMINSTER awvsl Lathe (or similar)Today, my Lathe suddenly started to speed up and slow down, somewhat similar to the old Bus engines of the 1950s era, making turning almost impossible. Also, as it would spe...
Something to be aware of when turning Bowls:- When you sharpen your Bowl Gouge you may get a tiny “Burr” on the heal of the bevel that then results in scratches in your piece at the point of transition between the wall & the base ...