Archive for the ‘Segmented’ 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 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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Pyrography For Lid Of My Segmented Utility Bowl

This video may be viewed on YouTube. This video builds on my last video to make a lid for my bowl. It went well except for the home-made plywood I used in the lid. I had expected it to blend well to make the lid. While it sanded well, and had a smooth surface, it […]

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Segmented Utility Bowl Using Low Tech Design Approach

Also may be viewed on YouTube. Recently a viewer asked for the segment sizes for a lidded bowl. Normally, I’m willing to share details except that from the tone of the email, I thought that he wanted to make the project without any understanding of how to figure out segment sizes. I believe that anyone […]

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Woodturning A Peek-A-Boo Vase With Launch Disaster

May also be viewed via YouTube. At a recent business meeting at a hotel, I saw some strange chairs around their pool area. A light flashed on in my head: “Could I turn something like that?” Well, certainly not a chair of that size but how about a vase. I’m calling this vase a Peek-A-Boo […]

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Bowler Hat Bowl For Woodturning Club Demo

May also be viewed in YouTube. I made this segmented bowl in preparation for a segmented turning demo at Williamette Woodturners. Bryan wanted an introduction to segmented turning with a hat theme. The introduction included both open and closed segmented process to create this bowl. In response, we selected a bowler had with both closed […]

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Woodturn Segmented Hash – Art From Leftovers

Also may be viewed on YouTube. Leftover Time! I’ve accumulated some segment rings leftovers from previous projects. Most are from my Crazy Droopy bowl that have a taper on the rings.  Rather than make new rings, I’ll make these into this project. The first two rings are flat and not very tall. These will make […]

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Woodturning For Pure Art

Also viewable on YouTube This piece is not functional. It is only for viewing as art. But art is useful in its own way. It challenges the mind and pleases the eye. This art is made from walnut using segmented woodturning. It is formed 76 segments with 8 more segments used as temporary support. It […]

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Revisit Mixed Open & Closed Segment Bowl

Also viewable on YouTube A few weeks ago I made this bowl for my neighbor who had moved away. But, before I could give it to him, segments in the base separated. Likely, the wood was not a dry as I had assumed. So, to fix this problem, I made a new segment ring. I […]

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