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MARCH CHALLENGE, FIREWOOD HOLLOW TURNING.

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Project by bushmaster posted 04-03-2020 09:24 PM 428 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my entry for the WOOD TURNING site March challenge. To turn a hollow project where I believe the hole could be no larger than 33% of the diameter. This is the picture of the firewood selection I sent in.

I guess not allot of people do not burn wood for heat, as there where not very many entries. What ever, I did receive first place and my project is displayed on the top of their web page for the month of April. Even though I made the base and finial they used this picture.

A couple more pictures for interests sake.

Thanks for looking, comments appreciated.

Having a great time in shop and out doors. been cold here for April, but nice and sunny.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nE6wAxPq8kI

Video has nothing to do with the project.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia





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Andrek

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#1 posted 04-03-2020 11:24 PM

Wow !!! another one, you are making those faster than it is possible to comment, nice work, ok keep on the pace, thank you for posting. and make another one , but just as good as this one. cheers.

-- andrek

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#2 posted 04-03-2020 11:27 PM

Beautiful work on your entry Brian. Nice finish and design. Congrats on first place.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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John

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#3 posted 04-03-2020 11:32 PM

Beautiful work Brian! You having a very cold spring?

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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Grumpy

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#4 posted 04-03-2020 11:53 PM

Great blog & nice work.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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crowie

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#5 posted 04-04-2020 12:04 AM

The master craftsman that you are Brian; first place was a great result sir. Well done on a beautiful piece of wood turning art.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#6 posted 04-04-2020 12:45 AM

Very nice….........

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#7 posted 04-04-2020 02:04 AM

That is a most attractive piece, Brian, Nice going!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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BobWemm

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#8 posted 04-04-2020 04:06 AM

That is beautiful mate, love the base and finial as well.

Thanks for sharing

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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Mark Wilson

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#9 posted 04-04-2020 05:47 AM

Your turning has reached a whole ‘nother level, Brian.

-- Mark

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Ivan

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#10 posted 04-04-2020 08:37 AM

Beautiful, skilled and creative!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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mdzehr

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#11 posted 04-04-2020 10:06 AM

Great job Brian! Do you turn those green or dried? I tried my first ever hollow-form and it was out of a dried cherry log. Boy was that some hard freehand turning! I’ve got to get busy and make a three wheel support and hollow form turning jig like yours :)

-- Mike, Lancaster PA

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#12 posted 04-04-2020 12:33 PM

Beautiful work

-- Richard, North Carolina, http://graywolfwoodworks.wordpress.com/

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