Cherry heart vessel

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Project by Ray vandermei posted 08-24-2013 05:07 AM 1013 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Inside out turned vessel out of cherry . Made this for a birthday present for my lady. I made 2 finials also turned inside out I wrapped them both with the gift I will have her pick which one she likes best. Let me know what you think or ways it could be improved or questions thanks

-- It's never too late to ruin a project.

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#1 posted 08-24-2013 09:39 AM

Hi Ray, those are really neat and turned out great. Thanks for the shots of how you set them up to turn. How did you slice the original hollow turning apart? On the band saw?


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#2 posted 08-24-2013 10:44 AM

That is a great looking vessel…very interesting how you did it…excellent.

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#3 posted 08-24-2013 10:54 AM

Congratulations, success! I’ve attempted this style of turning in the past but I have not achieved a nice success like you have created.

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#4 posted 08-24-2013 01:06 PM

Very attractive turning, and one that looks like it was quite challenging from the perspective of a non-turner. I’m sure your lady is going to love it.

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#5 posted 08-24-2013 01:27 PM

Jim the initial turning of the inside they are held together with only a few drops of ca glue. I added a bead of ca glue on the very end for good measure. With 2 sets of cole jaws clamping them together I figured it was good enough. Some people use the strapping tape. Then I used a chisel and hammer to bust apart t at the ends

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