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Had this small piece of spalted maple left over and decided to make a small hollow form turning.
-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---
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#1 posted 12-18-2010 06:44 PM
Very nice piece, I really like to make small turnings. How did you hollow it and what did you us for a finish?
-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com
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#2 posted 12-18-2010 08:19 PM
Thats amazing, to have that soft of a touch ! I would have gone crazy!
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#3 posted 12-18-2010 10:04 PM
Very cool, that is either a very small turning or a very large penny. :-)
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#4 posted 12-18-2010 10:25 PM
Good eyesight & a steady hand require here, very nice job
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
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#5 posted 12-18-2010 10:42 PM
very unique indeed, I don’t think I have any tools that are small enough to make a vessel like this one. Where did you get your tools or did you make them?
Thanks for sharing!
-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,
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#6 posted 12-19-2010 01:11 AM
great little turning, nice touch!
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#7 posted 12-19-2010 02:45 AM
Wonderful. It is hard to find wood grain that will look good on a small turning like this one. But you nailed it with this one. I have a few of these on my projects page. Always love to see the small stuff. Thanks for sharing!
-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16
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#8 posted 01-16-2011 08:17 PM
i must know how you hollowed it
-- wood takes time and effort... just like women
#9 posted 01-16-2011 10:02 PM
Here is a picture of the tool that i use. It is small 1/8” square hss tool bit steel ground like a scraper. It is small and fits good in hand for control. I can turn the tool to the side just like you would hollow out a large HF.
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#10 posted 06-25-2011 04:33 PM
Very Nice! Are you contemplating a future in miniatures?
-- Andrew, Orange County, CA - www.TransitionTurning.com
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