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Eccentric or Multi-Axis woodturning, previously covered here, is a specialized form of woodturning utilizing two or more turning axis. This require...
While a faceplate is a smart choice for most eccentric woodturning, I will only be using the basic heads for this piece. Other standard tools include...
My part is to be turned on two axis, so I have two profiles to design. The Inventor sketch mode features intuitive splines for rendering flowing cur...
Using the revolve function in the modeling menu, select the profiles and the axis of the first sketch. This is what your actual turning should look l...
Repeat the revolution with the other sketch. This time, select the intersection icon in the Revolve window. This will render the resulting shape as ...
This step is why it's awesome to use Inventor. After the 3D part is rendered, the sketches from which the revolutions were derived can still be alter...
From the Model menu, right click the sketch to export and save it as whatever file type you can use. Mine will be laser-cut from wood using an Epilog...
This step is the most basic of woodturning. Make your piece match the first profile. Do your finishing pass at this step, you will not be going bac...
Now mount the live head to the other center. Move the tool rest out to accommodate the new swing radius and manually turn the shaft a few times befor...
If you didn't mess-up too bad, your part is done. You now have the fanciest bludgeon on the block! You're probably wondering why my final part looks ...
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