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I’ve always wanted to do one of these so the other night I finally got around to it. Not sure what the wood is but it stands 3-3/4” tall & 11” wide. The finish is 2 coats of Tung oil so far. Please enjoy.

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WayneC

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#1 posted 307 days ago

Lovely work. I like it a lot.

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deon

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#2 posted 307 days ago

Looks great!

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Karson

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#3 posted 307 days ago

Beautiful.

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 307 days ago

Awesome job.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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peteg

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#5 posted 307 days ago

Fabulous piece Bill, spotted this over on W/unlimited
http://www.woodturnersunlimited.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=1892
Timber has a similar colour to a couple of lovely pieces sent to me by John Spitters which are spalted maple.
Love to see your tool for getting up n under the inside top, these pieces are very time consuming with continual measuring the thickness.
Top turn :)
Pete

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

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BobWemm

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#6 posted 307 days ago

I agree with Peteg, awesome job. You have inspired me to try something like this, but mine will not be as good as yours.
Thanks for showing.
Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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Schwieb

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#7 posted 307 days ago

I fully appreciate the challenge that such a piece presents. So David Ellsworth got to you ehh? That’s a pretty small entry hole to work from and judging from your past work I can be pretty confident that wall thickness is uniform. Congratulations on another fine piece of work.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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shipwright

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#8 posted 306 days ago

Just shakin’ my head Bill !
Looks so simple. ........ but it’s not.
Nice !!

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aussiedave

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#9 posted 306 days ago

That bowl is great and the wood is beautiful…. I just can’t begin to imagine how you hollowed out that bowl.
Excellent job

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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HumidorMinister

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#10 posted 306 days ago

Alright guys, I’m letting the cat out of the bag, this is a 2 piece vessel. I developed a technique where I turn about a 3-1/2” ring around the hole to use as a tenon for the chuck. This allows me to chuck it up from the top to turn the inside. Then once glued together I turn away the tenon & just leave the smooth transition to the hole. I’ve seen other 2 piece hollow forms like this but they have a large hole which allows chucking in from the inside of the hole. My technique allows a small hole which give the perception that it’s one piece. So now you all know the secret.

Ready for finish in 2 hours beginning to end.

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NaptownWood

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#11 posted 306 days ago

very pretty. one day I’ll get there, but not yet!

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pimpson

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#12 posted 306 days ago

That is a great trick you executed your allusion of the one piece turning very well nice work.

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MShort

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#13 posted 305 days ago

Great 2 piece vessel Bill. You always do nice work. Thanks for posting.

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

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Fishinbo

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#14 posted 303 days ago

It looks fantastic. Awesome shape, hard to believe it’s made of two pieces. The wood is gorgeous. Impressive turning!

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