Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’


Viewers Choice – Christmas Ornament Challenge 2016

May also be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook— Best right here. What a fantastic challenge. This video shows all ornaments that were entered into the challenge. We invite you to vote for your favorites. This is an experiment – we hope it works. Here are the guidelines. Review this video and the ornaments. These […]

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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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2016 Christmas Ornament Challenge

May also be viewed on YouTube but best right here. Carl Jacobson and myself announce the Fifth Annual Christmas Ornament Challenge. This year’s challenge is open to ornaments from all crafts. Make a video of your creation, upload it to your YouTube channel and enter your video on the official entry page. (here) Each year […]

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2015 Christmas Ornament Woodturning Challenge Results

May also be viewed on YouTube – But Best Right Here Official Challenge Playlist at this link. Sponsors Craft Supplies USA –www.woodturnerscatalog.com Robust Woodturning Tools – www.turnrobust.com Chefware Kits – www.chefwarekits.com Pony Tools Inc. – www.ponytools.com Easy Woodtools – www.easywoodtools.com Lyle Jamieson – http://lylejamieson.com Hunter Tools – http://huntertoolsystems.com Konifer Watch – www.koniferwatch.com Zack Fuller Challenge […]

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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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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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Woodturning An Ornament Or Birdhouse Stand

May also be viewed on YouTube. In preparation for this year’s Christmas Ornament Woodturning Challenge, I decided to make my own ornament stand. It could also be used for a birdhouse or any other small hanging. It is surprisingly easy to make. The base is scrap wood from another project. The brass is 1/16″ diameter […]

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Woodturn A Holiday Star

Also viewable on YouTube To wind up the Christmas season, peace on earth seems to be further away than in year’s past. I hope this ornament can symbolize a quest for peace on earth as well as a reminder of Jesus Christ for those who believe in Him. May we have more tolerance for others […]

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