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post #1 of 3 Old 12-25-2008, 01:57 PM Thread Starter
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Turning bowls

Can anyone tell me how to make a tool that will allow me to hollow out a bowl through a small opening? This would be a 90 degree offset.
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Gobbler,
Take a look at some of the readily available turning tools, (Sorby, Crown, etc.) to see the shape of what they offer. Most of the vessel hollowing tools have a curved neck (swan neck) shape with an adustable angle cutting tip. Follow their lead and you should end up with something that works well. Or, watch for one of theirs to go on sale.
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Here is the set I recommend. They will last you a lifetime and they are designed by a man who turns almost nothing but hollow vessels through small openings.
http://www.johnjordanwoodturning.com...ing/Tools.html
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