Mike - Thanks for the kind comments. This is the cherry chunk you passed on to me a few years ago.
I used my regular tools that I use to do the undercut rims on bowls like this. Just went the other direction.
"Cored out" may have been an overstatement.
Here's the lid and handle. Final handle...
A while back I was gifted a chunk of Cherry burl that was the definition of gnarly.
It was too big for my lathe so I shaved about 1" all around and set it up on a face plate.
As I cleaned it up it looked pretty interesting but I discovered that by mounting it by the most solid portion I created...
It's been a string of little projects. Most significant was a new base for my little Craftsman saw. Kind of a silk purse from a sow's ear but I seem to do a lot of that.
Much more stable than the stand it came with. Mike Davis may recognize those casters.
Attempted dust collection
and a safe...
Nylon ropes will be stretchy, Dacron will be low stretch. There's fancy braids now that incorporate Kevlar or other aramid fibers for even less stretch but I don't think they're what you're looking for.
Short answer. Dacron
I was doing some light sanding on a cherry burl bowl this afternoon. While cooking dinner I realized my lips are tingly. (No jalapeños in the dinner but that’s the sensation). This has me wondering if I’m reacting to the sanding dust.
Thanks, I'll be repurposing things I have laying around, so my wooden parts will most likely depend on what they are tying together.
I do have a copy of an old Fine Woodworking publication on building shop machines. I'll refer to that to make sure I haven't overlooked some important feature.
Tried logging out, closing browser app, restart app, log in, open conversations, clicked "start new conversation", in draft clicked "start conversation"- same error.
Is there a way to close/ delete that draft message and try again?