Archive for the ‘Ornaments’ Category


Recycled Wood Snowman Offers Season’s Greetings

This video is also on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. At our last woodturning club meeting, I won a chunk of wood in our raffle. It was a mystery wood salvage from a members job from discarded packing material. What do I do with a short piece of 4×4 with drying checks. In the Christmas Ornament […]

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Woodturning Laminated Christmas Ornament

This video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. But you’re here already where it is best! While wrapping up this year’s Christmas Ornament Challenge, I wanted to make one more Christmas ornament. For this ornament, I used left over laminations from a rolling pin projects and oriented the layers on a diagonal. […]

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Woodturning Christmas Ornament Using Infinite Axis Chuck

This video is also available on YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook. Best Place? Right Here! The Christmas Ornament Challenge is accepting entries through November. Enter yours at www.AsWoodTurns.com/Challenges/. For this project, I decided to do something different. Instead of a hollow globe with finials, I decided to substitute a disk for the globe and place decorative […]

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2017 Christmas Ornament Challenge Update #2

This is the second update to the Sixth Annual Christmas Ornament Challenge to show all the ornament and videos submitted to date. All videos are in a playlist here. for 2 Mauro Migone 3 Patrick Laperrière ( Pat Lap ) 4 Billy Burt 5 Steve Krumanaker 6 Mauro Migone 7 Thijs Gijbels 8 Walt Wager 9 […]

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Woodturning Inside Out Open End Christmas Ornament With LED

This video may be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, or Facebook. But you’re already here! The Christmas Ornament Challenge is accepting entries through November. Enter yours at on the challenges page. View ornaments submitted this year here. Inside out Christmas ornaments are a challenge for me. The profile of the inside turning is difficult to visualize. […]

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Designing Two Stave Inside Out Christmas Ornament

This post may also be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, or FaceBook. Best right here at As Wood Turns. Inside out Christmas ornaments present a challenge for me. They are tough to visualize due to the interaction of the inside and the outside turning. For this two stave inside out ornament, I started to plan the […]

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Inside Out Christmas Ornament – Tree and Finials

This video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. But best right here! In this video, I complete my inside out Christmas ornament. Last week, I turned the body; now I’ll turn the interior tree for display, the finials, and everything else to complete the ornament. Last week, I noted that it could […]

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Inside Out Christmas Ornament – The Basics

This video may be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, or FaceBook – Best right here where you are! It’s time to start planning for Christmas ornaments and the 2017 Christmas Ornament Challenge. To get ready, I’m turning an inside out ornament whose body is maple in this video. In the next video, I’ll turn finials and […]

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Christmas Ornament Challenge Results 2016

Announcing the winners from the 2016 Christmas Ornament Challenge. The Challenge Playlist is at this link. Thanks to each craftsperson who submitted their orn0ament and video. Thanks to sponsors for providing wonderful prizes. Thanks to each viewer who nominated their choices in the Viewer’s Choice. Thanks to everyone else who viewed and appreciated the creativity […]

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Viewers Choice – Christmas Ornament Challenge 2016

May also be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook— Best right here. What a fantastic challenge. This video shows all ornaments that were entered into the challenge. We invite you to vote for your favorites. This is an experiment – we hope it works. Here are the guidelines. Review this video and the ornaments. These […]

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