Posts Tagged ‘hollow form’


Cross Grain Hollow Form With Fins

This video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook. – Best right here at As Wood Turns. This hollow form is a combination project to explore a hollow form with fins in cross grain wood. The cherry is about half dry and could warp some but not a lot. I’m not counting on […]

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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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My Christmas Ornament For 2016 Christmas Ornament Challenge

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, or Facebook. Please stay here This year’s Christmas Ornament Challenge is rapidly approaching. The submission period is November. We’re working on the official announcement. Meanwhile, I want to turn a simple ornament. While there are few rules for ornaments, one that occurs to me is that something that […]

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Woodturning Miniature Hollow Form With My New DIY Tools

May also be viewed on YouTube or Vimeo – But best right here. This little vase took some preparation. I did not have smaller tools to keep the top hole to a minimum. So, in the last video, I made a set from Allen wrenches. This little vase is about three inches tall and two […]

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DIY Hollow Form Tools From Old ‘Alan’ Wrenches

May also be viewed on YouTube and Vimeo — But best right here! I’m planning to create a small hollow form for my local club’s current challenge. However, my current tools are large and would require a larger hole than I want to leave. So, I’m grinding two old Allen wrenches to provide one straight […]

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Woodturning A Hollow Reversible Tea Light

Also viewable on YouTube After I made the UFO spaceship for E.T. a few weeks ago, a viewer suggested it could also be a tea light. Well, how do you turn a UFO into a tea light? Tough question. So, I started over with a new piece of walnut about 7″ x 3″. I wanted […]

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Hollow Form UFO Spaceship For My Old Friend ET

I worked for Atari, the video game company, when the movie ET came out. The movie was a blockbuster. Our CEO immediately purchased the video game rights and shoved it thru design and production in record time to have the game in stores for Christmas. We made millions of the ET game. Alas, ET the […]

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Woodturning Open Segment Hollow Form Vase

I appreciate the form of classic vases and decided to turn one using open segmentation. This vase is walnut and cherry. Maple would have contrasted more but I think the tonal shades of the cherry blend nicely with the walnut. It is about 9 inches high and about 5 inches in diameter. This vase has […]

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Hollow Vessel – Segmented For Safety

Hollow vessels (Hollow Forms) are fascinating. How do you go about removing all that wood through that tiny hole in the top. Once you understand how, then you also begin to understand the risks involved especially for larger projects. They then require specialized tools such as bent scrapers. Even then a high skill level is […]

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