Turning Archive 2007

How to drill a small hole with a big bit *PIC*

Jim Shewan
>This is a vase I turned out of green goarse, I knew there would be some shrinkage but it was much more than I expected. The bit pictured is the one I used to start the hollowing and now the hole is much smaller.
I had originaly intended to clean up the foot when it dried but decided to leave it rough to show off the shrinkage split.
There was far less spliting where the walls had been turned thin and I repaired the crack up from the base with CA and sanding dust.
Not so noticable in this pic is the nice "leening tower" look it has now.

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