Posts Tagged ‘Christmas ornament’


Designing Two Stave Inside Out Christmas Ornament

This post may also be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, or FaceBook. Best right here at As Wood Turns. Inside out Christmas ornaments present a challenge for me. They are tough to visualize due to the interaction of the inside and the outside turning. For this two stave inside out ornament, I started to plan the […]

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Traditional Hollow Globe Christmas Ornament

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. But, Best Right Here. To view Christmas Ornament Challenge entries – click here. In a recent comment, a viewer asked if I was going to use my shop built hollowing tools to turn an ornament this year. Well, I had not intended to, since I was busy […]

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Atomic Christmas Ornament For 2016 Ornament Challenge

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. But, Best Right Here. To view Christmas Ornament Challenge entries – click here. This Christmas season I’ve largely avoided hollowing through small holes. This ornament is another such project where I prefer to hollow through the largest opening possible. In this case the largest opening equals the […]

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Inside Out Christmas Ornament For 2016 Challenge

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, or Facebook. Best right here. To view Christmas Ornament Challenge entries – click here. Turned wood inside out ornaments give me a certain fascination. Turning one presents some difficulties and risks — all of which can be quickly resolved except one. The most difficult part is visualizing the empty […]

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2015 Christmas Ornament Woodturning Challenge Results

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Christmas Drum Ornament For Little Drummer Boy

May also be viewed on YouTube – But best right here. This video uses the third and last pieces of wood glued into a stave segmented block: The first was a traditional globe ornament; then a vase ornament; and now a drum ornament. I do not know the pen blank wood – this wood was […]

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Christmas Ornament Vase Reminds Of Spirit Of Giving

May also be viewed via YouTube – but best right here. This Christmas vase is turned from mixed “tropical pen blanks”. I had glued up the pen blanks for an earlier project and had ample left over. Move than enough for this project. Since the wood was already glued up, this was a simple project. […]

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Salvaging My Christmas Bell Ornament

This video may also be viewed via YouTube – But Best Viewed Right Here! This Christmas bell is turned from maple about 2 inches in diameter and three inches tall. It is finished with colored artists pens and lacquer. It started life as a hollowed bulb ornament. However, one end got too thin. My salvage […]

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Woodturning Hollow Christmas Ornament With Wood Burning

This video may also be viewed on YouTube. But much better here. This ornament is my first for this year’s Christmas Ornament Woodturning Challenge. It is cherry with the bulb about 2 inches in diameter plus about 1 inch integral finial. I hollowed the bulb by cutting it in half, hollowing the two halves, and gluing […]

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2015 Christmas Ornament Woodturning Challenge

Announcing this year’s Christmas Ornament Challenge. Again, this year I join with Carl Jacobson to host the challenge. In the challenge we invite other woodturners to turn their own Christmas ornament with their video camera running. Then edit and submit the video for this challenge. The challenge is open to all ages, all skill levels, […]

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