MCW May '12 Demo
May 18, 2012Public
Photo: Alan Carter is well known for his "suspended vessels".
Photo: Another example.
Photo: The body is first drawn on a block.
Photo: The "trick" is to drill the mounting holes while the piece is still square.
Photo: Alan wears a safety shield even for demonstrating.
Photo: He points out the importance of a proper shoulder for mounting the tenon in a chuck.
Photo: Shaping the body.
Photo: And cutting it free...
Photo: ...with a catch.
Photo: The supports are next.
Photo: Thinking about placement of the body.
Photo: Again, drilling the holes first.
Photo: A home-made caliper for measuring wall thickness when hollowing.
Photo: Discussing design details.