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Project by Loucarb posted 08-22-2012 08:25 PM 1364 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maple hollow form aniline dyed 4” tall 3 1/2” W finished with wipe on poly. While hollowing this one out I had a catch and it broke it off at the spigot holding it in the chuck. I drilled a hole in the bottom and turned a block in the chuck with a tendon and glued it over night on the lathe using the tail stock as a clamp. Next day I finished hollowing and it held great. I really didn’t want to waste this nice piece of wood, Thanks for looking.

Lou





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GenerationWW

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#1 posted 08-22-2012 08:30 PM

very cool!

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#2 posted 08-22-2012 08:35 PM

Fantastic form and finish, Lou!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 08-22-2012 09:09 PM

Man, that is beautiful, Lou!! Nice way to save a piece you have some time invested in.
How bid of hole did you have to work through ? What hollowing tool do you use?
................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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peteg

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#4 posted 08-22-2012 09:25 PM

Another lovely HF Lou, I realy like the finish you are getting with your recent pieces. this has a great form :)
pete

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

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#5 posted 08-22-2012 09:26 PM

Lou, always a bright, shiny beauty from you. Love the finish.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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Lenny

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#6 posted 08-22-2012 11:06 PM

It’s just so pretty Lou. Nice job.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#7 posted 08-22-2012 11:17 PM

Thanks everyone for the kind words. Jim I mostly use my home made ones with Trent Bosch handles.

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Tom Godfrey

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#8 posted 08-23-2012 02:37 AM

that is some fine work. How in the world did you get that finish. Almost looks like glass. Like to know what you used if you don’t mind telling me.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tomhcww@gmail.com)

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Chris

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#9 posted 08-23-2012 02:44 AM

Good save, great looking piece of wood. Great job Lou.

-- Chris

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#10 posted 08-23-2012 07:18 AM

Very Pretty piece of work there, finish is excellent…..

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#11 posted 08-23-2012 07:17 PM

Outstanding finish, nice colour.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 01-10-2013 06:08 PM

Beautiful! Difinitely something I’d like to try.

-- Joe, Maryland

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