Archive for the ‘Boxes’ Category


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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Whoops! My Wood Egg Cracked Or Hatched?

Also viewable in YouTube In this video, I started out to make an egg shaped mold or pattern for cast glass. Several things went wrong but were not critical until I got a nasty catch when finishing the top of the egg. At that point, the egg’s base cracked off its remaining tenon leaving a […]

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Woodturning A Segmented Harvest Pumpkin

Also viewable in YouTube It’s harvest time – pumpkins are showing up all around in preparation for Halloween and Thanksgiving. This pumpkin is a segmented turning from Honey Locust. The wood is mostly an orange color with lighter sap wood. The sap wood has worm holes and dark stains from insects. The stem is turned and […]

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Segmented Woodturning – Case For Reading Glasses

Sometimes I need reading glasses, but they’re never where I need them. Sometimes they get squashed, bent and otherwise mangled. Here’s a solution – a beautiful case. Make as many as you want to have one with a pair of reading glasses anywhere you may need one. This case consists of 11 rings: 10 of […]

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