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    Hollowing Tool Anybody Can Make

    I ran into this video about making a smiple hollowing tool . Many of you may have already seen this on U-Tube but i thouight it wClick here: YouTube - Hollowing Tool Demo
    as worth posting and a good idea.

    Click here: YouTube - Hollowing Tool Demo
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVvmC...eature=related
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    Nice Dan,

    Any chance of more details of your splendid support you have for your turning, looks to be made from a bicycle wheel rim ?

    Loz

    Edit - whoops - its not your vid - appologies Dan.
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    I understand his idea, but if it were in focus, that would be a lot more helpful. He said it was just a drill bit. Worth trying.

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    Thats a neat idea and video. I went to the guys site and there is a how to video that is clearer on how to make it.

    Here is a link

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyN-RZOPB4M

    Also to his site

    http://www.woodennicol.com/mentoring.html

    Thanks Dan for bringing it to our attention. Worth a try for sure.
    cheers

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    I gotta try that. I might have some bowl gouges for sale soon.

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    I made one used it once, works great but I dropped the bit into about 8 inches of curls and I haven't found it yet!
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    That is Jeff Nicol. He is a very good woodturner and is very helpful when e-mailed.
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    Yeah a good idea before you throw out those old bites.......
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