Posts Tagged ‘eccentric’


Solar Eclipse Souvenir Broach Woodturning

May also be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, or FaceBook. But best right here! With the eclipse coming, I wondered if I could turn something that depicts the eclipse. After considering several possibilities, this is what I came up with. The “earth” disk is hazelnut with texturing provided by mini features created with the Infinite Axis […]

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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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Turning American Ninja Warrior Training Gear

May also be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, or FaceBook. Best Right Here. My granddaughter watches American Ninja Warrior. She asked me to turn some training gear: 4 2.5″ balls, 2 3″ balls, 2 2″ pistons, and 2 truncated cones. Who can refuse a 7 year old granddaughter? I turned them from Titan cedar. The balls […]

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Star Trek NG Alien Probe Appeared In My Mind

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook – But Best Right Here! While watching a rerun of Star Trek Next Generation, I saw an alien probe with an interesting shape. After the episode, I just had to go back and look at that probe again. My thought – can I make a woodturning […]

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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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Shop Built Eccentric Chuck From PVC Fitting

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. But why not stay right here! This is the first revision to the infinite axis chuck. It adds a bolt to handle bottle stoppers and other handles. It also has more resistance to unexpected rotation. It is the first major upgrade for the old egg chuck. […]

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Eccentric Bottle Stopper With Infinite Axis Chuck

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. But, best right here where you are. Remember! The annual Christmas Ornament Challenge happens during November!. A local club asked me to demonstrate turning a bottle stopper. But, I cannot make myself make a plain one when I can dress it up by turning it on […]

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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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Woodturn Natural Edge Winged Tea Light From Fig

  Also may be viewed on YouTube. This wood came from a fig tree in my front yard. It’s a small limb but had to go. I’ve never turned fig nor heard of anyone turning it. But why not try. Although it’s small, it is large enough for a simple tea light. I did not […]

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