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Mini Cherry Hollow Form with Rosewood Finial

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Project by Roper posted 07-26-2010 10:33 PM 1374 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is mini hollow form i just finished out of cherry with a rosewood finial, the piece is 3”x1 1/2”, the walls are about 1/16” thick. Finished with tung-oil. All comments and questions welcome. Thanks for looking.

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





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RedBeard

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#1 posted 07-27-2010 02:07 AM

I’ve cracked eggs for my morning omelet with thicker shells than that – You’re a wild man, Roper

-- Measure once, cut twice

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Bearpie

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#2 posted 07-27-2010 02:09 AM

Good vase for Lilliputians. nice finial.

Erwin, Jacksonville, fl

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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toyguy

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#3 posted 07-27-2010 02:32 AM

I like this very much. Nice little turning….... and nice finial. If I were to change anything; it would be the foot on this form. To my eye, it tappers a bit too much leaving a very small foot and makes the piece look a bit on the top heavy / tipsy side…...... Just my opinion.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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scrappy

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#4 posted 07-27-2010 06:26 AM

Fantastic! Always love your “MINI’s”.

Keep up the great work.

Scrappy

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

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Dennis Zongker

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#5 posted 07-27-2010 02:28 PM

Sweet! Man that is small. Great job.

-- Dennis Zongker

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sedcokid

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#6 posted 07-27-2010 03:29 PM

mighty fine work there Roper….

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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sharad

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#7 posted 07-27-2010 05:30 PM

The vase may be small but the workmanship is great, supurb.

Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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Roper

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#8 posted 07-28-2010 12:28 AM

Thanks for all the great feed back guys. Toyguy it is funny you say that because it is the one thing about the piece i don’t like. i did leave extra weight at the bottom so the piece is stable , but the foot is just a little off.

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

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Loucarb

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#9 posted 07-30-2010 12:30 PM

Fantastic turning, it amazes me that you can turn those so small. That is some coin your using scaling too.

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