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Project by Roper posted 1594 days ago 1097 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

these are some mini hollow forms i was messing around with, they are alder hollowed to 1/8 inch walls. first one is 1inch1/2 tall by 2 inchs, the other is 2 inchs tall and 1 inch 1/2 wide. finished with tung-oil. all comments welcome. hope you enjoy.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com





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Loucarb

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#1 posted 1594 days ago

Wow very impressive. Nice shapes & the alder looks great.

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Arnold

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#2 posted 1594 days ago

Nice

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bibb

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#3 posted 1594 days ago

you have learned well grasshopper

-- "Imagination is more important than knowledge" Bibb in CO at http://katanadesign.com

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#4 posted 1594 days ago

No piece of scrap is safe with you.

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scrappy

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#5 posted 1594 days ago

Now I like small stuff, but this is smaller then anything I have turned! Great designs as well as turning. You had to have used a chuck to hold these, right? I still need to get one of those.

Keep up the great work.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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albachippie

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#6 posted 1594 days ago

wow, these are nice. I collect my lathe from storage next week. Looking forward to trying stuff soon. What tools did you use for the hollowing? Must have been a small guage!

Great work, thanks for sharing

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garry-Macdonald-Woodwork/425518554215355?ref=hl

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Roper

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#7 posted 1593 days ago

thanks for all the great comments.

scrappy, yes i have a vicmarc chuck to hold them on the lathe while i turn them, then i just part them off when i am done.

alba, dust that thing off and get it back in the shop. i made my own tools out of some electician probes i found at the BORG, they aren’t the best but at $7 for a set of four i don’t really care if i brake a few.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 1593 days ago

Fun and cool turning

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#9 posted 1593 days ago

Now those are tiny….......... really cool turnings…

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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