Posts Tagged ‘Halloween’


Woodturning Hogwarts Sorting Hat – Multiple Personalities

This video is also available via YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook – Best right here at As Wood Turns. In thinking about another Halloween project, I decided to turn a Hogwarts sorting hat-a great projects for young wizards. But a hat from the wizarding world cannot be a smooth refined hat with a highly polished surface […]

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Woodturning A Shy Halloween Ghost

This video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook. But you’re here already and it’s best right here. I often have a problem coming up with a woodturning project for Halloween. In fact, I do not know how I came up with this idea. The ghost is hazelnut about 3 inches high finished […]

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Stylized Pumpkin Just In Time For Halloween

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. Best right here. Don’t forget – The Christmas Ornament Challenge is open now – View or Enter yours at this link. I’m always on the lookout for a project idea that I can adapt to a turning project. While visiting my daughter in law, she had […]

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A Halloween Witch’s Broom

To complete a Halloween witch’s accessories, a witch needs a high class broom. For the discriminating witch, we have a brand new broom turned by hand from locally harvested maple, finished with fine grit sandpaper (80 grit is a witch’s favorite) and a touch of fine beeswax and eye of newt.

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An Eccentric Scary Halloween Spider

I had a big problem coming up with a Halloween project. My wife came to my rescue suggesting a spider. This spider is an eccentric turning. Offsetting the tail end by nearly a half an inch flattened my pet spider’s bottom side so he will not sit high off the ground. I left him unsanded […]

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Christmas Ornament Woodturning Challenge 2012

Carl Jacobson and I are challenging  all woodturners to turn a Christmas ornament and shoot a video of them turning it. Upload it & we’ll put it in the Christmas Ornament Woodturning Challenge 2012 playlist on YouTube. Afterwards, use the ornament to enhance the true spirit of Christmas. Deadline = Santa’s departure for his rounds. Here’s […]

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