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Garfield05/01/2010 14:03:32
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This is my first attempt at hollowing out a vessel.  I went a little thin in just one part but not bad for a first attempt.  It is a lovely bit of tulipwood that I got from a local reclaimed timber yard.  I finished it with friction polish.
John Kinch05/01/2010 18:01:39
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Garfield, Great piece of turning for first attempt. Hollow turning is something I would like to try but have not worked up the courage to do yet, ell done.
    John kinch.
Doug05/01/2010 18:16:07
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A lovely shape & finish Garfield.
The tulip wood i`ve turned has had quite deep pink striped  colouring, this piece seems quite pale, though this doesn`t distract from an excellent first piece. 
George Arnold05/01/2010 19:37:46
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 Very nice shape well turned and finished, what tools did you use?how tall is it?
Ralph Harvey05/01/2010 19:45:57
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I agree completely a very nice piece and looks well finished the wall thickness is often the problem with hollowing out, have you got some calipers to check as you go ?
Wolfie06/01/2010 11:00:56
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Hi Garfield, thats a lovely shaped vase and for a first attempt you should be very pleased with it.My first attempt at hollowing was a vase with very thick walls and on my second attempt I cut right through the side!
      It was enough to put me off. Very well done.
Alan T.06/01/2010 16:29:36
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Hello Garfield, Brilliant first attempt at hollow turning. I agree with the other positive comments. Look forward to seeing more. Cheers  Alan T.
Sparky06/01/2010 18:48:29
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Great work Garfield
Lovely grain pattern and design.
Well done

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