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Twisted Walnut Hollow Form

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Project by Roper posted 10-05-2010 01:06 AM 1769 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- www.roperwoodturning.com





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Brandon

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

Wow! Definitely a work of art. Great job.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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DrAllred

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#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

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

Very cool project. love it.

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darryl

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#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.

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

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

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

Roper,
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,

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#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.

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

Outstanding work of art!!!!

Love it!!!

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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#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

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

Very nice, thanks for sharing

-- RStadler

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bibb

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#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 katanadesign.com

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#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

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

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

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

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

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

-- jk

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#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.

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