or Join Now!
This piece has some nice figure. I didn’t want all that nice curl to wind up as sawdust.
6” x 3 and 1/2” oil finish
-- on Wednesday's I go shopping, and have buttered scones for tea...
home | projects | blog
2143 posts in 2504 days
Preview this project card
1138 posts in 2668 days
#1 posted 08-26-2011 04:48 PM
-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com
615 posts in 1504 days
#2 posted 08-26-2011 04:49 PM
Nicely done ! very nicely done !
-- If it smells good, eat it ! The pig caught under the fence is the one doing all thesquealing
13644 posts in 2077 days
#3 posted 08-26-2011 08:48 PM
Now that is different. Nice job and thanks for sharing!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
11776 posts in 2660 days
#4 posted 08-26-2011 09:45 PM
Nice save , Hairy !! Unique design as well : )
-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!
17286 posts in 1776 days
#5 posted 08-26-2011 10:22 PM
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net
168 posts in 1440 days
#6 posted 08-26-2011 10:29 PM
That is very cool.
3308 posts in 1795 days
#7 posted 08-27-2011 12:12 AM
Neat little desing there Hairy, nice job, I’m with you dont waste scraps LOL :: ))))
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
873 posts in 1823 days
#8 posted 08-27-2011 06:00 AM
That is just -wow! How do you fit it so perfectly?
#9 posted 08-27-2011 02:54 PM
Thank you all!
Christine- it’s not what I do, it’s what I don’t do.
I don’t start with a square blank, and I don’t make it completely round. A square goes to round pretty quickly, a rectangle takes longer. I stop somewhere in between the 2. I hope this helps.
13347 posts in 2645 days
#10 posted 08-27-2011 04:35 PM
Beautiful work, hairy.
#11 posted 08-27-2011 10:16 PM
Hairy , do you knock , knock , knock…..the wood until it forms a round shape , or do you cut a V shape on one end of the rectangle first , to speed up the process ?
#12 posted 08-27-2011 11:47 PM
Dusty, I rough it to shape with a spindle roughing gouge. It’s basically spindle turning. The next step was to mount it in a chuck and hollow it.
#13 posted 08-28-2011 03:50 PM
Thanks , Hairy…..I guess I was assuming that the rectangular shape would “catch” the gouge more often than not. I’ll have to give one a whirl : )
154 posts in 1897 days
#14 posted 08-30-2011 12:48 AM
Nice little bottle, Hairy that pecan top looks a little familiar though.
-- If it ain't broke don't fix it, if you fix it make it better than it has to be.
2967 posts in 1533 days
#15 posted 08-30-2011 01:06 AM
HairyGood work buddy. I once heard a song about somthing in a bottle.Arlin
PS I really like the flat. I think most turners have to turn round and forget about the object’s charm
-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing. .To help Vets click..> http://www.gofundme.com/m1abko
View all comments »
showing 1 through 15 of 16 comments
Go to Pulse page »
©2015 Verticalscope Inc. All Rights Reserved. |
Terms of Service
DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.
Latest Projects |
Latest Blog Entries |
Latest Forum Topics