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Man, I was worried!

Discussion in 'Woodturning Discussion Forum' started by odie, Nov 4, 2017.

  1. Jamie Straw

    Jamie Straw

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    Oh, Odie, please post pictures of the finished project! I'm very, very itnerested, because I had a piece of freshly-cut maple that had some cracks resulting in a similar shape. Half-way through, it was hard to decide if it was going to become a flying saucer or a turban. It's in a bag of shavings for now.:D
     
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  2. odie

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    Hi Jamie.......I posted a couple pictures in the gallery yesterday, but here's a few more of the finished Jarrah burl. It's an unusual shape for sure......but, I'm feeling satisfied with the results.

    Merry Christmas! :D

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  3. Glenn Lefley

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    This might sound like a dumb statement. But I had a bowl something like that and I warped cardboard and then duct tape around the whole rim and then turned inside so it would not come apart. It was an Australian Burl .Worked like a charm but might have been sheer ignorance on my part as a new turner.
     
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  4. hockenbery

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    @Glenn Lefley using tape on the outside of pieces with voids etc is quite common.
    Also shrink wrap.
    I like the strapping tape with nylon threads.
    Also for pieces that I am hollowing I will make wire rings that match the diameter and use them to bridge openings. This gets the tape out of the way so it is not cut by the hollowing.
    Maybe you used the cardboard for this.

    Pieces with small voids and pitch pockets general are quite structurally sound and usually require don’t taping
    This 10” diameter camphor HF turned from a log with a small hollow center recieved no special attention. The wall is about 3/16” thick this view looks window to window.
    There is little danger of anything flapping or not cutting cleanly.
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  5. Emiliano Achaval

    Emiliano Achaval

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    This is too funny! I have to steal it for my facebook...
     
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