Posts Tagged ‘bowl’


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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Exploring My Family History By Turning Tall Cedar Bowl

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, or Facebook. But best right here. My mother has had a turned redwood vase for as long as I can remember. Upon reading the inscription on the base, my grandfather made it from redwood they obtained from a visit to the Redwoods two years before my birth. My […]

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Avoiding Stepping On Cracks In Semi Dry Elm Bowl

May also be viewed on YouTube or Vimeo – but Best right here. Don’t forget the Christmas Ornament Woodturning Challenge is coming in November. I picked up this chunk of wood at a local woodturning club meeting. It was supposed to be green elm. This made sense because the demonstration topic was green wood turning. […]

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Woodturning Small Bowl – A Surprising Beauty

May also be viewed on YouTube – But Better Right Here! Finally, the intermission is over and I can turn again. I cannot find all my tools yet but here goes. I don’t know for sure what wood this is or where I obtained it. After turning it, I believe it is pine based on […]

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This Bowl Has A Magnetic Personality!

May also be viewed on YouTube. At my wife’s request, I turned this magnetic pin bowl. It looks simple but figuring out how to embed a magnet and still have enough magnetic force was a brain teaser. The bowl is walnut finished with friction polish. It uses a segmented approach with four rings of twelve […]

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Woodturning To Remount And Finish Golden Chain Bowl

May also be viewed via YouTube. I rough turned this bowl about two years ago. A friend was cutting down a tree in his yard and offered me some of the wood. He called it a golden chain. I looked up the tree and found several interesting facts including: it is very hard; sometimes used […]

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Risky Woodturning – Winged Bowl Tealight

May also be viewed on YouTube. After visiting the Portland Saturday Market, I was inspired to turn this winged tealight. As I turned it, I was struck by the similarities between this winged bowl design and a natural edge turning. After all, except for dealing with the bark, the process is the same and the […]

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Woodturning A Wild, Crazy, Wavy Bowl

May also be viewed on YouTube. After returning from the Utah Woodturning Symposium, I felt I needed to break out, break away from my habitual projects. So, I found this chunk of cedar and went to work on it. It wasn’t the best piece of wood but I managed to turn a wavy profile. It […]

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