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This was a little experiment in off center work, a multicentric hollow form. 2” tall by 2 1/2 ” wide. Wipe on poly finish.All comments and questions welcome.
-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com
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#1 posted 04-30-2011 07:45 PM
A beautiful work and a question :
“How did you do this piece?”
Thanks for sharing
-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit
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#2 posted 04-30-2011 08:30 PM
Fantastic!I would also like to know more about your process.Thanks for sharing.Scott
-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois
#3 posted 04-30-2011 10:14 PM
This was a very fun piece to do. You first start off like any other piece, find center and round your blank. Then move your center point 1/2” from center and create a new tenon to start the hollow form, hollow just like you would a normal HF remembering that you can only measure the one wall on the thinner side. When your done hollowing you need to make a jam chuck with enough room for the neck of the hollow form to sit inside the jam chuck without falling out then finish the bottom .Hope this answers your question. Next time i do one I will try and take photos.
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#4 posted 04-30-2011 11:05 PM
thats so cool simplely beatiful
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#5 posted 05-01-2011 12:34 AM
these are interesting talking pieces in your gallery, a couple of nice “off th centre” jobs well done. :)
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
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#6 posted 05-01-2011 01:14 AM
Nice work! You can get some freaky stuff off center.
-- in the confusion, I mighta grabbed the gold ...
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#7 posted 05-01-2011 03:28 AM
This a very interesting piece! Very Nice Indeed!!
-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,
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#8 posted 05-02-2011 04:43 AM
Very neat piece… ...I really like the off center pieces you have posted.
-- -Jay Hartman - Morrisville, PA
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#9 posted 05-03-2011 12:08 AM
Roper, I really like this one, You have come so far in such a short time. You definitely have the gift.
-- you may only live once, but if you do it right that's all you need katanadesign.com
#10 posted 05-04-2011 03:02 PM
This piece won the turning challenge last night at the Front Range Woodturners meeting, woohooo.
#11 posted 05-04-2011 10:08 PM
Very well done Roper, what a buzzas jockmike would say “you just pleased the man in the mirror” :))
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#12 posted 05-06-2011 01:38 AM
Fantastic piece Roper.
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#13 posted 05-07-2011 04:12 AM
Nice piece of work and great off center item. Really like the look of this.-Richard
-- "It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it...It's the hard that makes it great."
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#14 posted 08-16-2013 06:19 PM
Great idea, I have going to have and try that sometime.
-- Al Holstein "I wood do it"
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