Segmented Hollow Form

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Blog series by Julian updated 05-01-2018 01:51 PM 3 parts 3140 reads 12 comments total

Part 1: The plan and rings

04-30-2018 03:14 PM by Julian | 4 comments »

This segmented piece will be made from canary wood, walnut, maple, macassar ebony, and black dyed veneer. I made the feature ring a few months ago while experimenting with various cut angles. This piece is designed around the feature ring. The two rings on the right will be cut in half on the bandsaw to make 1/4” thick rings which will go above and below the feature ring.

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Part 2: Making two halves

04-30-2018 03:26 PM by Julian | 2 comments »

I made this piece in two halves. This is easier in my opinion than trying to hollow out the piece after gluing all the rings. The inside of each half was sanded and sealed with two coats of shellac sealer.

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Part 3: Finished turning and sanding

05-01-2018 01:51 PM by Julian | 6 comments »

After I glued the two halves together I let it dry overnight. Then I finished turning the outside, parted off the top glue block, and sanded to 220 grit. Now it’s ready for the finish. I’ll post the finished hollow form in the projects section.

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