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This is a ribbon turning I have completed. It is walnut, cherry and maple. To do one of these you must be a little crazy.
-- Tom D
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#1 posted 03-30-2008 06:28 AM
Please describe the process a little. “Turning” has me puzzled.
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HOW’D YOU DO THAT ???
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#2 posted 03-30-2008 06:32 AM
By turning I mean it was turned on a wood lathe.
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#3 posted 03-30-2008 06:53 AM
I’m just guessing here. It looks like he started with a segmented turing that when completed was conical in shape. It looks like it was then cut on a bandsaw. I’m probably completely wrong.
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#4 posted 03-30-2008 07:03 AM
I think you need to be TWISTED to understand how to make that!AWSOME work Tom!!! Very nice
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#5 posted 03-30-2008 07:24 AM
Twisted to say the least. Great job!
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
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#6 posted 03-30-2008 07:52 AM
impressive….it calls for more pictures on how it’s made.
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#7 posted 03-30-2008 08:02 AM
I don’t know what your trick is, but this is sweet!
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#8 posted 03-30-2008 08:06 AM
This is not an original idea, it was taken from M.Tibbits book. It is basically 8 bottomless bowls all exactly alike, in top and bottom size and same thickness, this one being 3/16”. After fininshing on lathe they are cut in half with a bandsaw, one side flipped over then reglued.http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg166/TomD5895/Garden/ribbonturning046.jpghttp://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg166/TomD5895/Garden/ribbonturning051.jpghttp://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg166/TomD5895/Garden/ribbonturning053.jpgAnd the result you have already seen.
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#9 posted 03-30-2008 11:25 AM
Tomd, This creation just Blows my mind, to many twists turns and angled slices in the varying contrast of wood between the lights and dark. Utterly amazing, as I look at it reminds me of a Coral Snake all twisted and turning its body.. very nice…...your brother in woodworking John
-- Your Brother in WoodWorking John, Pittsburgh , PA.
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#10 posted 03-30-2008 11:37 AM
That is simply amazing.
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#11 posted 03-30-2008 11:57 AM
This is an interesting project. Very unusual but it certainly does get your attention. I am sure that you put a lot of work into it and it “turned” out great. (Sorry I had to find a way to work this in). :)
Thanks for the post.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
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#12 posted 03-30-2008 12:58 PM
Far out! We learn something new everyday huh? Thanx for the explanation too!
-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!
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#13 posted 03-30-2008 03:27 PM
The pieces, all the pieces, Ahhhh i’m having a flashback to my segmented bowls!!
That looks awsome, without an explanation, I don’t think i could have figured it out.
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#14 posted 03-30-2008 03:34 PM
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#15 posted 03-30-2008 05:52 PM
-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison
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