Glacier Woodturners

Woodturning


Most viewed - The making of an Urn
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373 viewsThe vessel is carefully threaded on to check the fit and profile.
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363 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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362 viewsso far so good. The male fitting is threaded in to make sure it will thread deep enough.
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361 viewsThe vessel is a slightly different shade because I used sanding sealer on it. None on the lid yet
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358 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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357 viewsFemale fitting has been reversed and ready to have excess removed.
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355 viewscheck the fit of the female ring, epoxy in place.
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354 viewsA delicate touch is needed here. Remove all excess leaving just a nub. That will be removed by hand.
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338 viewsSecure the female fitting in the chuck to hold the male fitting for trimming.
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338 viewsBoth pieces trimmed to length and ready.
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331 viewsEven if I have to leave for a few minutes, the piece is covered in plastic to retard drying.
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324 viewsreverse on jam chuck and turn away excess and form the foot. The vessel can be sanded now. After it dries, more hand sanding will be required.
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