The Derry ornament hollower was specifically
designed to hollow small Christmas ornament globes. It is a robust tool
made for control, speed and ergonomic comfort. Its 221/2 degree pistol
grip handle along with its torque arresting outrigger make it an easy
I developed this unique tool for two reasons. First, because I couldn't find a small hollowing tool that could meet my demands for making production items for the craft fair market. Making 500 ornaments per year is a difficult enough without having to fight under built tooling. Second, I needed a system that would be easy for other turners to learn so I could share the techniques I was developing. As with all Derry Tools, the ornament hollower can be adapted to be used both right and left handed so forward and reverse rotation techniques can be used.