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How can I hollow a cherry log to use as a newel post?

I want to make a very unique newel post for the indoor winding stairs of my barn house. I have a cherry log that is of ample length and approximately 10 inches in diameter. What I am picturing is a ...
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Hollowing out a piece of timber

Wood, well most wood, is heavy. Is there any such thing as people ever hollowing out the inside of the wood to make the finished product lighter? For example, let's say I have a 4in. x 4in. x 8' ...
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How do I use this hollowing tool?

I bought this Sorby hollowing tool (I just looked it up 2 years ago!) and I've never figured out how to use the dang thing. There wasn't ANY instructions that came with it, not even how to put the ...
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What tools can I use to hollow out a bowl?

I'm interested in creating two types of bowls. The first is relatively straightforward - in design, at least - as it will just be a large salad bowl. The second is going to mimic a bowl I was gifted ...
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