Simple Hollow Form

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Project by Julian posted 02-19-2018 02:57 PM 670 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first attempt at a large hollow form. I believe this is douglas fir. The final piece is approximately 11” in diameter and 7” tall. Hollowing was a challenge because there were two knots inside. The outside was sprayed with laquer and then polished and waxed. I filled the larger cracks with blue colored epoxy. There are two large cracks at the top opening that got bigger as I turned the piece. This was a difficult piece of wood to turn. It was much harder than I anticipated.

-- Julian

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#1 posted 02-19-2018 03:09 PM

Again a nice one.


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#2 posted 02-19-2018 03:42 PM

Nice work, funny how some wood just doesn’t want to cooperate while turning. Cheers

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 02-19-2018 05:05 PM

Yes dry Douglas fir would be hard to turn, great job done. Like the shape.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#4 posted 02-19-2018 05:47 PM

Sharp looking, nice job !!!!!!!!!

-- MEL, Kansas

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#5 posted 02-19-2018 05:54 PM

Sharp looking, nice job !!!!!!!!!

- mel52

Total agreement!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#6 posted 02-19-2018 09:31 PM

Always a worry when the cracks appear Julian, it was worth your sticking with it, it has a bit of character, nice finish

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#7 posted 02-19-2018 11:06 PM

It looks real good Julian, great finish too.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#8 posted 02-20-2018 02:20 PM

Wow! What a beautiful vessel. It’s a real eye catcher.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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