Hollow vessel from scraps

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Project by chrisirving posted 04-12-2018 04:46 PM 1082 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m new to wood turning and wanted to try a hollow vessel without wasting good wood since I didn’t have a clue. I glued up some sapele, hickory and two pieces of walnut that was half sapwood and came up with this. It’s too bottom heavy to me but I can always do another one…
Thanks for looking,

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#1 posted 04-12-2018 05:04 PM

Nicely done.

Even better because of being a “rescue” too.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 04-12-2018 06:00 PM

I don’t think it’s bottom heavy at all. It’s very interesting. Nicely done.

-- -Todd

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#3 posted 04-12-2018 07:45 PM

That’s pretty good for your first hollow form.

-- Julian

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#4 posted 04-12-2018 08:38 PM

Nothin’ the mater with that Chris. Well done I say.

-- Mark

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#5 posted 04-12-2018 10:29 PM

Very very nice!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#6 posted 04-13-2018 12:00 AM

Very nice for just scraps, FIRST CLASS WORK.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#7 posted 04-13-2018 12:23 AM

Inspired as usual. Great job.

-- Why can’t I ever find my pencil???

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#8 posted 04-13-2018 03:00 PM

You are a fast learner Chris, looks like you have high standards for finishing up your projects.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#9 posted 04-14-2018 07:19 AM

You have some impressive scraps – such large vaste pieces I don’t consider as scraps at all – great work on that bowl – I like the unusual shape and it’s finish.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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