Wood Turning The Body Of This Piece Is Turned From One Piece Of Spanish Olive The Foot Is Made Of African Blackwood The Caps Consist Of Blackwood With Numerous Other Exotic Woods Such As Cocobolo
Wood turning the body of this piece is turned from one piece of spanish olive the foot is made of african blackwood the caps consist of blackwood with numerous other exotic woods such as cocobolo is article about Magazine bookmarked by raymond with ID 1573625438 was uploaded on 05-02-2019 and has been viewed 61,016 times.
Spanish Olive Hollow Vessel The entire project is divided into three sections: the body, the foot and the cap.Each section is turned individually and then assembled.I chose to use highly figured and relatively costly woods, so I wanted to get the most out of each piece.
Therefore, I used waste blocks on each section to hold with the chuck.That way, I can turn the entire piece of exotic wood without any waste.The first photo shows you the three sections: the foot on a waste block, the cap of African Blackwood on a waste block, and the body with a waste block on both sides.
The Foot Begin with the body.Mount it between centres on the waste blocks so you can get one true centre.Use a ⅜' beading parting tool to true the waste blocks on either side of the body (photo 2).Both the headstock/tailstock and each waste block are centred when you put them into the chuck.
With the body still in between centres, true up the Spanish Olive with an outside cut, using a bowl gouge (photo 3).Now put the body in a chuck and, with the tail stock in place for support, shape the bottom using...