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First attempt at an inside-out turning. I’m fairly pleased how it turned out. The top is pine and the bottom is cocobolo.





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TurnTurnTurn

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#1 posted 1334 days ago

Nice job. I have only tried inside out turning one time. It took so long for me to figure out the proper angles to cut the blanks I have not yet attempted a second one. Any tips???

-- TurnTurnTurn

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sedcokid

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#2 posted 1334 days ago

Aren’t the inside out turnings fun! Design possibilities are endless. Your turning is beautiful…..

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Woodstock

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#3 posted 1333 days ago

I finished sanding up a inside-out Xmas ornament similar to the video on Marleyturned.com today.

http://marleyturned.com/Video_Inside-Out-Ornament.html

I wasn’t too surprised mine didn’t turn out ANYTHING like like the video. It was a proof of concept / practice piece of 4×4x8’ redwood fence post that was sitting in the back of the garage (er, now “shop”) for the last 6 years. Just to see for myself how it was done. I’ll chuck up another block tomorrow. I’ll keep turning out practice redwood pieces till I get the moves down. I’ve got a cherry, & a ash block to turn once i get it figured out. Sure hard to go thin in softwood without blowing up. I had it come off the lathe as I was thinning out the bottom point. But no real harm done. At least that couldn’t be sanded away by hand afterward.

(Snicker) Maybe by 2011 Xmas they’ll be done.

-Dave

-- I'm not old. Just "well seasoned".

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imallchalkedup

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#4 posted 1333 days ago

That’s a real niffty one, unfortunetly I broke my first attempt at one, I forgot something had to hold them together at the ends and turned most of the ends away, then I got angry with myself and put the skew to it, hehe, end of story.

-- RStadler

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#5 posted 1298 days ago

wow, looks too cool. nice work. thanks for posting

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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