Archive for the ‘Misc Projects’ Category


Woodturning A People Feeder – Feeders Are Not Only For Birds

This video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook. As I noted in the last video, my brother came to visit and brought his agenda – to turn a “people feeder”. The wood he brought did not work out. So, we used what I believe is gum. A people feeder dispenses candy from […]

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Kinetic Art – Don’t Let Glass Have All The Fun

This video is also available via YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook. Best right here! After seeing a decorative glass item at a craft store, I had to try to make a similar wood item. The original was a hexagon, mine is a round. The original was glass, mine is wood. Mine can roll around. I’m not […]

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Woodturning Multi Axis Christmas Gift

This video is also available on YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook – May as well stay right here. I asked my wife for a Christmas project. Her response was to turn a lid for fancy glass jar for a Christmas gift. The jar could contain candy, goodies or many other thoughtful items. That was a good […]

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A Woodturning Tip To Eliminate Wobble

This video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook. Why not stay right here. For this project video, I had planned an inside out ornament – a really special one. To my dismay, it broke. Due to the imminent deadline, I switched to a walnut tea light with flashing LED. As I first […]

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Woodturning Hogwarts Sorting Hat – Multiple Personalities

This video is also available via YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook – Best right here at As Wood Turns. In thinking about another Halloween project, I decided to turn a Hogwarts sorting hat-a great projects for young wizards. But a hat from the wizarding world cannot be a smooth refined hat with a highly polished surface […]

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Woodturning A Shy Halloween Ghost

This video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook. But you’re here already and it’s best right here. I often have a problem coming up with a woodturning project for Halloween. In fact, I do not know how I came up with this idea. The ghost is hazelnut about 3 inches high finished […]

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Woodturning Old Fashioned Desk Pen Set

This video may be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, FaceBook or right here where it is best. Years ago, I did not use pen kits for making wooden pens like we almost exclusively do today. Still there is a place for an inexpensive yet classy desk pen set. This pen uses the filler extracted from a […]

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Turning American Ninja Warrior Training Gear

May also be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, or FaceBook. Best Right Here. My granddaughter watches American Ninja Warrior. She asked me to turn some training gear: 4 2.5″ balls, 2 3″ balls, 2 2″ pistons, and 2 truncated cones. Who can refuse a 7 year old granddaughter? I turned them from Titan cedar. The balls […]

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Star Trek NG Alien Probe Appeared In My Mind

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook – But Best Right Here! While watching a rerun of Star Trek Next Generation, I saw an alien probe with an interesting shape. After the episode, I just had to go back and look at that probe again. My thought – can I make a woodturning […]

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At Last My Rose (Root) Blossoms

May also be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, or FaceBook – Best right here where you are! As my regular viewers can attest, I’ve made several attempts to turn the root of rose bushes with varying degrees of success and varying degrees of difficulty. In this video, I’ve pressed forward with a new, freshly dug rose […]

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