Archive for the ‘Bowl’ Category


Remount & Finish Turning Wet Apricot Bowl

This video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook – But best right here. Five years ago, I scored a batch of fresh green or wet cherry wood. One block looked very promising – it was a crotch with some beautiful crotch figure. I mounted it and started to turn it. I was […]

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Back To My First Love – Turning Green Cherry Bowl

Video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, or FaceBook – Best right here! I obtained the wood for this bowl last December. At the time, I ripped the wood in half through the pith, waxed the ends, and stored the wood in plastic bags. Then due to my accident, I could not turn the […]

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Woodturning Out-Of-Round Bowl

May also be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook. Best of all is right here! After watching Guilio Marcolongo demonstrate at the Utah Woodturning Symposium, I took to heart his statement that not every woodturning project must be round. He does some nice work by figuring out different ways to hold his work. Back at […]

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Disaster Recovery – Woodturning Style x 3

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, or FaceBook – Best right here at As Wood Turns. After I blew through the bottom of a beautiful bowl, I appealed for ideas on how to salvage it. The response was wonderfully broad and useful. Some would re-purpose the bowl as a lamp shade with an LED […]

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Dyed, Diet Bowl – aka Experimental Whoops

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook – Best right here. With all the ideas from the Utah Woodturning Symposium, it’s time to implement some of them with this project. The wood is the remaining pine slab from a previous project. However, it has a crack where the rim would be and several […]

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You Mean – That Wood Had a Platter Inside?

May also be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. But best right here. This project comes from a block of pine I received as a raffle prize at a woodturning club meeting. Initially, I was disappointed that it is pine, a softwood, that I don’t like to turn. It has been a while since I […]

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A Small Emerging Bowl From Spring Pruning

May also be viewed at these links on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. Best right here! After recently observing a demonstration in a local woodturning club, I had to turn an emerging bowl. This is the best way to hammer home what I observed. Then I can explore alternatives and combine features. In this video, I […]

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If At First You Don’t Succeed… My Green Natural Edge Cherry Bowl

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook – Best right here. My last attempt to turn a natural edge bowl from fresh green cherry ended in a near disaster. Half of the almost finished bowl hit me in the face. Fortunately, I was wearing my full face shield. I cannot fear to turn […]

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Fruit Salad – Dry Spaulted Apple From Green Natural Edge Cherry

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, or FaceBook. Best right here. I started turning a natural edge bowl from Cherry. Alas, it did not survive. But I did survive despite a hard knock to my face shield. So I switched to a dry block of spaulted apple that I have from a woodturning club […]

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Lessons Learned In Turning Knotty Green Cherry Bowl

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook – Best right here!. I have a bunch of fresh green cherry. All of it has been ripped in half and the ends sealed with end grain sealer. But before it dries too much, I want to turn a bowl. However, my selected piece of wood […]

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