Archive for the ‘Boxes’ Category


Walnut Cross Grain Box – An Exercise In Mounting

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook — Best right here where you are! I turned this walnut box and lid to answer a challenge from the Utah Woodturners Club. We were to turn a lidded box and bring it to the club meeting. The box is about 5 1/2″ diameter by 3″ […]

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Peeps Do Not Fit In This Turned Easter Basket

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook. To celebrate Easter, my wife suggested an egg shaped Easter basket. It did not have to be large – small would do nicely. Once I understood her request, I decided the best approach would be to turn an egg shaped wood box. Then glue the two […]

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From Pruning Sucker To Natural Edge Wood Box

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. In my last video I used a sucker I had pruned from a hazelnut tree. Now, I’m continuing with the same wood, just higher up. This is a natural edge box. What is natural edge? Natural edge is where the wood’s bark is incorporated as a […]

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Segmented Thanksgiving Pumpkin Treat Box With ‘Natural’ Stem

This video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. But best right here. This video is part 1 of a 2 part series. In this video, I’ll create a turned segmented pumpkin box to hold special treats during the Thanksgiving season. This pumpkin box consists of 9 rings of 12 segments each for […]

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Adding A ‘Natural’ Stem To Segmented Pumpkin Treat Box

This video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. But best right here. This video is part 2 of a 2 part series. In part 1, I created a turned segmented pumpkin box to hold special treats during the Thanksgiving season. This video for part 2 concerns the ‘natural stem’ for this pumpkin. […]

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Woodturning Box Lid with Multiple Eccentric Axes For Unique Look

May also be view on Vimeo and YouTube – But best right here. In the last video I turned a set of stacking boxes. My boxes need an interesting lid for the top most box – one that will provide interest and enhance the boxes. The Infinite Axis Chuck provides a solution. The lid is […]

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Woodturning Shop Leftover Day: Segmented Stacking Boxes

May also be viewed on YouTube and Vimeo but best right here. I glued up this red oak into a stave lamination some time ago when I turned a travel mug. At the time, I thought I’d be making another but then changed my mind. Since then this lamination has been in my shop, was […]

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Woodturning A Summer Ice Cream Delight

Video may also be viewed on YouTube – But best right here. I’m still not at home in my new shop but that is not going to stop me from turning. After enjoying ice cream with my granddaughters, I decided to attempt to turn an ice cream cone. My ice cream is turned from cedar […]

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Woodturning Twisted Horns Of A Dilemma

May also be viewed on YouTube. I’ve wanted to turn this project every since seeing Michael Hosaluk demonstrate it. It is basically a turned box but with a twist. The top and bottom are elongated. Then at the band saw, each is sliced, the segment turned about 180 degrees then re glued. In this case, […]

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Woodturn Cherry Box From Wet Wood

Also can be viewed on YouTube I started this project in July 2013 when I helped a friend cut down a large cherry tree in his back yard. I turned some of the wood into cylinders starting to make small boxes. But the difference is that the wood was very fresh and wet. Knowing that it would shrink […]

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