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Project by Berg posted 1470 days ago 898 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Yes it is a hollow form. I really didn’t get a good angle to show it. The upper lip is actually undercut and when the piece is spinning the hole for the tool is about 2/3 the diameter of the bowl. I had to use a hollowing tool to turn the inside. So it must be a hollow form. ;)
5 1/2” x 5 1/2” x 2 3/4”
Tung oil

-- Pete - "To every thing there is a season Turn! Turn! turn!" [Ecclesiastes and Pete Seeger]





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LSJ

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#1 posted 1470 days ago

Looks good to me.

-- I like to turn

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Broda

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#2 posted 1468 days ago

nice!
I like the natural edge and the way you finished the bottom. do you use a vacumm chuck?

nice finish too

-- BRODY. NSW AUSTRALIA -arguments with turnings are rarely productive-

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Berg

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#3 posted 1467 days ago

Thanks Broda, LSJ,
No vacuum chuck. This one I mounted between centers. There wasn’t much of an option with this piece. Then I turned the outside and the recess you see (what are they called?) for a four jaw scroll chuck. I left a little extra meat to grab. After turning the inside on the chuck I put it on a jamb chuck and cleaned up the bottom.

-- Pete - "To every thing there is a season Turn! Turn! turn!" [Ecclesiastes and Pete Seeger]

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Loucarb

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#4 posted 1467 days ago

Nicely done. Love the shape.

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