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  • Gregory Moreton RPT
    knowledge and skills to dry and finish it at your leisure iii One or two days turning a natural edged vessel from an Australian burl These Burls are very hard and have no fixed grain making them quite a challenge to turn There is a small supplement for this day to cover the extra cost of materials 20 00 GBPS iv One or two days turning end grain vases from both dry and wet wood These types of vessel utilise quite different techniques to normal face plate or between centres work while being hollowed out often referred to as Deep Hollowing The use of various hollowing tools Scraper type ones such as the Stewert system and covered ring tools such as the Hamlet Big Brother is covered in this session The emphasis is on a clean finish rather than stock removal through a small hole v One or two days covering long hole boring techniques and turning table lamps The steps required to make a standard lamp are covered in this course and if required it can be extended to two days to complete a standard lamp instead Please phone for more details There may be a small charge for materials if a standard lamp is to be made vi One day covering natural edged trumpet vases turned from 3in logs This includes drilling the vase with a modified gouge and then turning hollow stem with a wall thickness of 16th inch or less By the end of this day you will have made one of these elegant tall vases and have the skills to make many more at home vii One day turning Salt and Pepper mills This day covers drilling techniques on the lathe and there is an emphasis on copy turning and design to produce two forms

    Original URL path: http://www.moreton.co.uk/advtuition.asp (2016-04-29)
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  • Gregory Moreton RPT
    absorb some of the pounding on the tool Also the use of some leather as thumb protection is welcome here Speeded up to a massive 300 revs note the use of a 3 4 inch bowl gouge for some very delecate control in the undercut One hour later and a few more shavings A very nice lathe to use but at 30 buckets of shavings an hour theres a lot

    Original URL path: http://www.moreton.co.uk/armushroom.asp (2016-04-29)
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  • Gregory Moreton RPT
    you get there just the result The quickest and easiest most efficient way is the one that counts if the result is up standard This wasn t meant to be a serious new technique but it does work and if your lathe is capable then it is a useful means to an end Note the rotation and the collar locking the chuck to the lathe another feature of the Vicmarc

    Original URL path: http://www.moreton.co.uk/arunorthodox.asp (2016-04-29)
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  • Gregory Moreton RPT
    as you feel comfatable with and using very gentle cuts with a bowl gouge untill all the branches are cut cleanly Start to form the bottom of the bowl and cut a spigot ready for mounting on your chuck Once mounted bring the tailstock back up for addional support Now shape the bottom of your bowl and the top of your natural edge Hopefully you will now see your natural

    Original URL path: http://www.moreton.co.uk/armonkey.asp (2016-04-29)
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  • Gregory Moreton RPT
    water great distances with out the need for the strength to support a great weight of tree Consequently they are very very open and light weight Also of note is the unusual fact that it grows over it s own bark every seven years or so leaving quite an unusual grain pattern If you take all this into account it does turn relatively easily with spectacular results This picture shows

    Original URL path: http://www.moreton.co.uk/arwist.asp (2016-04-29)
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