Turning demo

Gerald has a very nice lathe, Oneway, in his shop. Keola is ready to show

how to start roughing the shape of a Norfolk pine blank.

Bowl turning
Here are the shavings flying from his 5' long gouge.
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Close-up.
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Carl showing off his style...
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Here is the razor sharp skew chisel, for the final shape.

Takes a steady hand!

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Smooth as a baby's butt!
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Gerald is mounting his steady-rest, to stabilize the bowl

while turning the inside.

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Ready to drill out the center.
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The drillbit is stationary, the wood is spinning...
Bowl turning
Starting to rough out the inside...
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Keola is leaning in there.
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Here Gerald has mounted his special hollowing-out tool. The contraption

on the top is to hold the laser pointer for guidance of the turning of the

final wall thickness, less than 1/4".

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Rick has a go at it....
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Robert is giving it a try...

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April 2005 Guild Meeting at Gerald's