Segmented Hollow Vessel

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Blog series by darryl updated 03-01-2011 02:45 AM 3 parts 17218 reads 22 comments total

Part 1: The Beginning

02-24-2011 02:54 AM by darryl | 5 comments »

I have been working on various design’s to follow up my Segmented Abstract Model, Flower, for several months now. I’ve got a few different designs that I would like to pull together at some point. Recently I came up with a design that felt just right. I knew it was time to make it happen. With all the sketching done, it was time to make some saw dust and cut some segments. I started the segment cutting Sunday and finished up Monday. I hope to get most of the glue up done over t...

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Part 2: The Glue-Up

02-26-2011 11:19 PM by darryl | 6 comments »

I know this is kind of short and sweet, but i needed to find something to do while I wait for glue to dry! As of this morning I have all 20 segmented rings glued. I’m now working on gluing the rings together to form the hollow vessel blank. ...and since this is such a short little status update, here’s another picture to give you an idea of where this piece is going. yes, you are seeing it right, there is going to be a big hole on one side.

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Part 3: Turning

03-01-2011 02:45 AM by darryl | 11 comments »

I’d like to start off and say to anyone that wants to turn a hollow vessel… go get a hollowing tool! Using a gouge, scraper and skew I was able to get the results I was looking for, but I believe a hollowing tool would have been WAY easier! I did turn the bottom of the inside before I finished doing the glue-up. And it’s a good thing too, I never would have been able to get it done well otherwise. I used thin CA to strengthen the foot and that is what is giving the...

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