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 1455 days ago

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. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#2 posted 1455 days ago

very interesting :) thanks for sharing

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

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#3 posted 1454 days ago

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

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#4 posted 1454 days ago

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 1454 days ago

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 1454 days ago

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 1454 days ago

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 1454 days ago

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

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#9 posted 1454 days ago

it looks like a part to a “bong”

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

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