Posts Tagged ‘bud vase’


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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Woodturning Eccentric Twig Vase With Infinite Axis Chuck

May also be viewed on YouTube and Vimeo – Best right here. I’m still exploring different ways to use the Infinite Axis Chuck. In this video, I turn twig vase or bud vase from apple limb wood finished with a mix of beeswax and mineral oil. In eccentric turnings, having tail stock pressure provides both […]

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Woodturning An Eccentric Or Multi-Axis Bud Vase

May also be viewed on YouTube. This bud vase is spalted birch harvested about a year ago. It is an eccentric turning on four axes: Main and offset by 3/8 inch at 120 degree intervals. A year ago, I rough turned it round and waxed it. It has been laying around my shop since then. […]

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A Natural Edge Bud Vase For Mother’s Day

I needed to make a bud vase to go with the flower I made for Mother’s Day. I chose a wet piece of gum wood and shifted the turning axis to include a natural bark edge. I finished this little vase with walnut oil. Despite the off-axis turning, this is still an easy woodturning project.

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Woodturning A Wood Flower For Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day coming so quickly, I need flowers for my wife — wood flowers. This flower will be of elm wood. The petals will open upward and outward – to welcome the bees to gather their pollen. Appropriately, this flower will be finished with beeswax and mineral oil.

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Bud Vases For Mothers Day

Two brothers and I met recently for a woodturning Turnover. They wanted some supervised practice and training. We started with a project agenda to give them several woodturning experiences. However, our well planned agenda was interrupted when our wives called back from visiting Saturday’s Market. They had seen bud vases and each wanted one for […]

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