Jimmy Clewes Demo Oct 28 2011

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planning for a vase
planning for a vase
balancing the log with a bowl gouge
balancing the log with a bowl gouge
finishing the balancing
finishing the balancing
starting to bring it down to size
starting to bring it down to size
the long wing of the gouge and wet wood....
the long wing of the gouge and wet wood....
removing some mass from what wil be the base
removing some mass from what wil be the base
starting to refine the natural edge
starting to refine the natural edge
moving down the vase flute
moving down the vase flute
removing more mass
removing more mass
that long wing and the wet wood...
that long wing and the wet wood...
clean up the surface before remounting
clean up the surface before remounting
remounted to start hollowing
remounted to start hollowing
define the outer lip with a bowl gouge
define the outer lip with a bowl gouge
how thin is it...
how thin is it...
slowing progress inwards
slowing progress inwards
move in, and do not try to go back
move in, and do not try to go back
hollowing with a Rolly Monroe hollower
hollowing with a Rolly Monroe hollower
starting to clear out the centre of the vase
starting to clear out the centre of the vase
refine the interior ogee curve
refine the interior ogee curve
inside is done, lets do the outside
inside is done, lets do the outside
You need to keep the same thickness all the way down
You need to keep the same thickness all the way down
lets start the bottom curve
lets start the bottom curve
the vase is now done
the vase is now done
now it needs a base
now it needs a base
refining the final shape of the stem
refining the final shape of the stem
yes that pithe is a bit soft
yes that pithe is a bit soft
add the filet to the top of the stem
add the filet to the top of the stem
refine the foot of the base
refine the foot of the base
part it off, carefully undercutting the base
part it off, carefully undercutting the base
the finished vase
the finished vase

the days pieces 1
the days pieces 1
the days pieces 2
the days pieces 2
the days pieces 3
the days pieces 3