Wood Turning There Are Many Forms And Techniques For Hollow Turning And This Introduction Will Only Take A Quick Look At One Of Them Once You Try Hollow Turning You May Want To Look Into It A Little Further
Wood turning there are many forms and techniques for hollow turning and this introduction will only take a quick look at one of them once you try hollow turning you may want to look into it a little further is article about Magazine bookmarked by alexander with ID 13787208016 was uploaded on 13-04-2019 and has been viewed 39,683 times.
Introduction to Hollow Turning Start with a sphere shaped between centres.Turn a spigot to grab with the chuck so that you can go in through a hole on the tailstock end.Next mount the sphere securely in the chuck.
Use the tailstock to line it up.Then drill out the middle, with a drill chuck in the tailstock.As I've explained in past issues, this does a couple of things for us: it gives the tool a place to fall into and it helps to set the depth of the piece.
While drilling out the centre, get rid of as much bulk as possible.This will cut down on your tool work on the inside.The tool I am using here is often referred to as a 'captive bar' hollowing rig.I must emphasize that there are many ways of hollowing out the inside.
This is one, very simple explanation of this process.It is simply a bar with an outrigger wing on the side of the bar.The cutting end rides on your tool rest and the outrigger end sits trapped between two stabilizing bars.
These stabilizing bars eliminate any vertical twisting.This is a very effective system, especially for thin-walled and...