Twisted Walnut Hollow Form

  • Advertise with us
Project by Roper posted 10-05-2010 01:06 AM 1849 views 3 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a twisted hollow form i just finished it is 5 inchs tall and 3 inchs wide at its widest point. The wood is walnut and it is finished with about 30 coats of spray on poly. All comments and questions welcome.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

31 comments so far

View Brandon's profile


4145 posts in 1856 days

#1 posted 10-05-2010 01:32 AM

Wow! Definitely a work of art. Great job.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

View DrAllred's profile


137 posts in 1728 days

#2 posted 10-05-2010 01:41 AM

Wow, what a great piece of work, did you free hand the twists or use a jig?

-- David, Mesa Arizona

View cwdance1's profile


1145 posts in 2164 days

#3 posted 10-05-2010 01:42 AM

Very cool project. love it.

View darryl's profile


1795 posts in 3231 days

#4 posted 10-05-2010 01:45 AM

that is a really cool piece Roper! Are you going to build a stand for it too?
love the color of the walnut.

View shimmy's profile


131 posts in 2391 days

#5 posted 10-05-2010 02:03 AM

It must be art ‘cause that certainly won’t hold water. ; ) It look great.

View sedcokid's profile


2699 posts in 2503 days

#6 posted 10-05-2010 02:22 AM

Now this is beautiful!! I saw this demonstrated at one of our woodturning club meeting. I would like to try it sometime.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

View Dark_Lightning's profile


2083 posts in 2014 days

#7 posted 10-05-2010 02:31 AM

That’s wild! I’ll have make one once I get going on my lathe. I’m still making attachments.

View scrappy's profile


3506 posts in 2335 days

#8 posted 10-05-2010 02:38 AM

Outstanding work of art!!!!

Love it!!!

Keep it up.


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

View Bearpie's profile


2596 posts in 1923 days

#9 posted 10-05-2010 03:46 AM

Wow Roper, you have a winner here. Bet that took some time and plenty of sandpaper!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

View imallchalkedup's profile


393 posts in 1886 days

#10 posted 10-05-2010 04:28 AM

Very nice, thanks for sharing

-- RStadler

View bibb's profile


296 posts in 2436 days

#11 posted 10-05-2010 05:23 AM

Roper, you have taken your turning to a whole new level. This is a really great piece

-- you may only live once, but if you do it right that's all you need

View MickeyD's profile


130 posts in 2431 days

#12 posted 10-05-2010 06:47 AM

Very nice. To those of us just starting in turning can you explain the process you go though to get this form?Thanks~Mickey

-- -Willing to try

View TopamaxSurvivor's profile (online now)


15682 posts in 2581 days

#13 posted 10-05-2010 07:21 AM

Not only out of the box, but way beyond!! Great carving!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

View knapster's profile


39 posts in 2380 days

#14 posted 10-05-2010 11:44 AM

Wow…. i agree with all of the above…;-)
definately a work of art!

-- jk

View Flemming's profile


417 posts in 1801 days

#15 posted 10-05-2010 01:07 PM

beautiful turning!
congratulations, it’s a fantastic example of hard work, dedication and artistic talent :)
well worth the effort!

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

showing 1 through 15 of 31 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics