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January 18, 2009
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Canon
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Canon EOS 40D
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Jan 17, 2009, 9:15:58 PM
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Hollowform Walnut root by BNEP Hollowform Walnut root by BNEP
Type of Wood: Nussbaum Wurzel
Process: Turned semidry. Hollowed through an dead branch hole with selfmade tools.
Diameter: 150 Millimeters
Height: 150 Millimeters
Wall thickness: 3 Millimeters
Surface: 3 Layers finishing oil, then polished to a high glossy finish. The last polishing Step was Carnauba wax.

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:icon22spoons:
22spoons Feb 2, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Turning wood 3 mm think - what type of speed did you have the lathe running at...?

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:icongodofcider:
Would you be willing to elaborate more as to the design of your carving tools?
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:iconbnep:
Hello GodoofCider,
it is hollowed out on a lathe with chisel and bent tools.
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:iconlifegreek:
Beautiful, has this found a home yet?
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:iconbnep:
Hello Lifegreek, thank you for the comment. i didn't sold this yet...
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:iconnonparticipant:
very impressive piece. It must have been a delicate process to hollow it out. :)
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:iconbnep:
thank you so much for your comments! I´ve hollowed it out step by step with home made tools which i can bent as the hollow form requires.
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:iconnonparticipant:
I've had to make a few tools for metal work. Sometimes there just isn't a tool you can buy for the job. :)
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