Posts Tagged ‘Alan Stratton’


Limbs Lashed Together For Rustic Wood Bowl

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, or FaceBook. Best right here! This project has been a long time in development. While looking at my stash of hazelnut suckers pruned last year, I wondered if I could line up three or four pieces and then turn a bowl. The problem was how to join the […]

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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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A Small Emerging Bowl From Spring Pruning

May also be viewed at these links on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. Best right here! After recently observing a demonstration in a local woodturning club, I had to turn an emerging bowl. This is the best way to hammer home what I observed. Then I can explore alternatives and combine features. In this video, I […]

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More Natural Edge From Spring Pruning – Rustic Napkin Rings

May also be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook – But best right here! In this video I am again using a sucker I had pruned from a hazelnut tree. This time, I’m turning a set of natural edge rustic napkin rings with a stand for their display and storage. This is a set of […]

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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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Anxiously Watching For Spring – A Natural Edge Bud Vase

May also be view on YouTube, Vimeo and Facebook. Where I live the snow has melted and early flowers are blooming. I have spring fever especially from being cooped up after my ski accident. I found a hazelnut sucker I pruned off last spring and determined to turn a bud vase to welcome spring. The […]

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If At First You Don’t Succeed… My Green Natural Edge Cherry Bowl

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook – Best right here. My last attempt to turn a natural edge bowl from fresh green cherry ended in a near disaster. Half of the almost finished bowl hit me in the face. Fortunately, I was wearing my full face shield. I cannot fear to turn […]

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Fruit Salad – Dry Spaulted Apple From Green Natural Edge Cherry

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, or FaceBook. Best right here. I started turning a natural edge bowl from Cherry. Alas, it did not survive. But I did survive despite a hard knock to my face shield. So I switched to a dry block of spaulted apple that I have from a woodturning club […]

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Lessons Learned In Turning Knotty Green Cherry Bowl

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook – Best right here!. I have a bunch of fresh green cherry. All of it has been ripped in half and the ends sealed with end grain sealer. But before it dries too much, I want to turn a bowl. However, my selected piece of wood […]

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Bumpy, Tipsy, Wood Tube From Green Cherry

This video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. But best right here where you are! At the invitation from fellow woodturner, Sam Angelo, I turned this 2″ by 7″ tube from fresh wet cherry. This project is fun because when the turning is finished, I go to the microwave to heat it […]

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