Virgil Leih makes some HUGE vases and other forms....check them out here:
Tree Trunk Art
Either those are some HUGE turnings or Virgil is REAL short Wow that is incredible stuff
I like the pics he shows of his process. Not a lot of guys use a gantry crane and forklift to load turning blanks on their lathes. I also liked the shot of his chainsaw with the "sequoia length" bar on it.
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Wow, that is a lathe. Very cool stuff.
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That is some awesome art. The chainsaw is almost scary. The forklift is useful I am sure. WOW.
Did you see the size of the jam chuck he's using... This guy is scary.
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