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Project by Roper posted 1180 days ago 1285 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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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Diggerjacks

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#1 posted 1180 days ago

Hello Roper

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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SASmith

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#2 posted 1180 days ago

Fantastic!
I would also like to know more about your process.
Thanks for sharing.
Scott

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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Roper

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#3 posted 1180 days ago

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.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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Geoffrey Young

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#4 posted 1180 days ago

thats so cool simplely beatiful

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peteg

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#5 posted 1180 days ago

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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hairy

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#6 posted 1180 days ago

Nice work! You can get some freaky stuff off center.

-- what a long, strange trip it's been...

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sedcokid

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#7 posted 1180 days ago

This a very interesting piece! Very Nice Indeed!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Jaybird719

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#8 posted 1179 days ago

Very neat piece… ...I really like the off center pieces you have posted.

-- -Jay Hartman - Morrisville, PA

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bibb

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#9 posted 1178 days ago

Roper, I really like this one, You have come so far in such a short time. You definitely have the gift.

-- "Imagination is more important than knowledge" Bibb in CO at http://katanadesign.com

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Roper

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#10 posted 1176 days ago

This piece won the turning challenge last night at the Front Range Woodturners meeting, woohooo.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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peteg

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#11 posted 1176 days ago

Very well done Roper, what a buzz
as jockmike would say “you just pleased the man in the mirror” :))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Loucarb

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#12 posted 1175 days ago

Fantastic piece Roper.

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RichardH

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#13 posted 1174 days ago

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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alholstein

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#14 posted 341 days ago

Great idea, I have going to have and try that sometime.

-- Al Holstein "I wood do it"

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