Turning Project This Is One Of Those Turning Projects That Looks Much Harder Than It Is With A Little Patience You And The Finished Piece Can Come Out Looking Pretty Smart
Turning project this is one of those turning projects that looks much harder than it is with a little patience you and the finished piece can come out looking pretty smart is post about Magazine bookmarked by dale with ID 13185303102 was uploaded on 26-01-2019 and has been viewed 359,298 times.
Turn a Saueracker Shell Photos by Lisa Chemerika (Lead Photo by Don Kondra) INFO: DIFFICULTY - 3/5LENGTH/TIME - 3/5COST - 2/5I was looking through Google images and came across a picture that captivated me.
It was called a Saueracker shell.As I researched it further, I came across its origin.JEH Saueracker was a German ornamental turner working in Nuremberg in the early 1900s.I have not been able to get any more information on his work other than what is published in Mike Darlow's Woodturning Methods.
I just had to try it.I used 2" thick material, but it's possible to use thinner stock.The size of the finished shell depends on the diameter that can be turned on your lathe.Inboard I can turn a 16" diameter backer, which results in about a 9" shell, the flutes of which turn in a clockwise direction.
Outboard on my lathe I can turn up to a 24" backer, which results in a shell about 14", the flutes of which turn in a counter- clockwise direction.These pictures show you how I made the larger shell, but the directions are the same no matter what size you are turning, inboard or outboard.
I used a...