Glacier Woodturners

Woodturning


Most viewed - The making of an Urn
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731 viewsI use common PVC fittings for making my threads.
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730 viewsLazer showing position of cutting tip.
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718 viewsThe lid piece is chucked up using the tenon that I initially made. A recess is cut for the male threads, and it is epoxied in place.
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712 viewsso far so good. The male fitting is threaded in to make sure it will thread deep enough.
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705 viewsThe vessel is a slightly different shade because I used sanding sealer on it. None on the lid yet
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697 viewsFemale fitting has been reversed and ready to have excess removed.
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696 viewsProfile being started. Notice tenon on both ends. Part to the left will either be used as lid or jam chuck later.
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689 viewsA delicate touch is needed here. Remove all excess leaving just a nub. That will be removed by hand.
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688 viewscheck the fit of the female ring, epoxy in place.
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684 viewsEven if I have to leave for a few minutes, the piece is covered in plastic to retard drying.
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675 viewsSecure the female fitting in the chuck to hold the male fitting for trimming.
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664 viewsBoth pieces trimmed to length and ready.
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