Posts Tagged ‘bowl’


Woodturning Training Break For Inspiration and Refinement

May also be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, or Facebook. Best right here! I could not take video during the workshop, so here is a summary of the week’s activity. The woodturning workshop: Craft Supplies USA; Intermediate Taught by Kirk DeHeer. Kirk is a practical yet highly skilled turner. There’s a lot I can learn from […]

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Woodturning Out-Of-Round Bowl

May also be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook. Best of all is right here! After watching Guilio Marcolongo demonstrate at the Utah Woodturning Symposium, I took to heart his statement that not every woodturning project must be round. He does some nice work by figuring out different ways to hold his work. Back at […]

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Disaster Recovery – Woodturning Style x 3

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, or FaceBook – Best right here at As Wood Turns. After I blew through the bottom of a beautiful bowl, I appealed for ideas on how to salvage it. The response was wonderfully broad and useful. Some would re-purpose the bowl as a lamp shade with an LED […]

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Dyed, Diet Bowl – aka Experimental Whoops

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook – Best right here. With all the ideas from the Utah Woodturning Symposium, it’s time to implement some of them with this project. The wood is the remaining pine slab from a previous project. However, it has a crack where the rim would be and several […]

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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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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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