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Sheoak Block No. 1 #3: Finished at last

03-11-2017 07:44 AM by BobWemm | 3 comments »

I thought I would tell how I got the middle piece out without a Coring tool. I do have one of those tools but could not safely use it on this occasion because of the way the lump was mounted.My coring tool requires the use of the tail stock, and that was absolutely tied up holding this lump onto the faceplate. So I had to revert to other means.The first photo shows the inner and outer bowls sitting roughly in their original position. I worked my chisels in as far as I could until I started to get some grabs/catches, at this point the chisel tip was about 5 inches over the steady and I was getting REAL nervous so I shut off the lathe and turned to my hammer. It took 4 or 5...

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