4 axis turning

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my third attempt at a multi axis turning .this was turned from a single block of wood and from from different pieces and glued together.

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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 08-26-2010 09:53 AM

Nice looking project, is it from the one piece of wood or several as you said above. What pieces are glued together.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#2 posted 08-26-2010 12:44 PM

very interesting :) thanks for sharing

-- Flemming. It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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#3 posted 08-26-2010 01:27 PM

isn’t it fun to make something totally different? After this you’ll be making 6 axis candlesticks, and 4 axis coffee tables…HAHAHA ..good job

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#4 posted 08-26-2010 03:09 PM

Hey that is really cool. It reminds me of an aluminum billet water inlet I made for my SB Chevy. It was bored in one direction and had a water hose inlet turned on the other. It was something else when it got spinning.

That piece looks like it is one single piece of wood and not glued on pieces.
What does it look like on the bottom? Did you bore the holes through?
Did you have the bottom piece square while turning and then cut it at 45 degress at the end?

That is a really neat and challenging piece. Thanks for sharing. It builds interest in doing something out of the ordinary.

I had to laugh at challetwo————4 axis coffee tables!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 08-26-2010 09:22 PM

i made a typo in the description, this is ONE single piece of wood NOT different pieces glued together.
thats what i get for typing at 3:00 in the morning.

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#6 posted 08-26-2010 09:26 PM

Wonderfully wierd but artistically pleasing. What does it do? LOL, shall we have a Guess the turning competition? I guess a stereo deaf aid Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#7 posted 08-27-2010 05:47 AM

omg, its a three headed bowl. Pretty cool, nice job. But how do I eat my morning cereal out of it. :)

-- RStadler

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#8 posted 08-27-2010 05:53 AM

Is that different shot glass sizes? Very cool, looks like you definitely getting the hang of it.

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#9 posted 08-27-2010 06:09 AM

it looks like a part to a “bong”

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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