Posts Tagged ‘inside out’


Woodturning Inside Out Open End Christmas Ornament With LED

This video may be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, or Facebook. But you’re already here! The Christmas Ornament Challenge is accepting entries through November. Enter yours at on the challenges page. View ornaments submitted this year here. Inside out Christmas ornaments are a challenge for me. The profile of the inside turning is difficult to visualize. […]

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Inside Out Christmas Ornament – Tree and Finials

This video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. But best right here! In this video, I complete my inside out Christmas ornament. Last week, I turned the body; now I’ll turn the interior tree for display, the finials, and everything else to complete the ornament. Last week, I noted that it could […]

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Inside Out Christmas Ornament – The Basics

This video may be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, or FaceBook – Best right here where you are! It’s time to start planning for Christmas ornaments and the 2017 Christmas Ornament Challenge. To get ready, I’m turning an inside out ornament whose body is maple in this video. In the next video, I’ll turn finials and […]

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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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Woodturn An Acorn Christmas Ornament

Also viewable on YouTube I want to add another simple ornament to this year’s Christmas Ornament Woodturning Challenge. This is an acorn made from walnut and elm. It is very light since I hollowed the inside. It is about 1″ in diameter an over 1 inch long. My acorn is finished with shellac friction polish. […]

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Woodturn A Molecule Christmas Ornament

Also Viewable on YouTube This year I really wanted to make this ornament, a maple globe with orbiting padauk resembling a molecule or, in a stretch, a planet with moons. This one was fun. I started with 5 segmented rings of 12 segments each: 4 maple and 1 padauk. Then I sliced the padauk into […]

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Three Sided Inside Out Christmas Ornament

Also viewable on YouTube. I wanted to turn another inside-out ornament for this years Christmas Ornament Woodturning Challenge. But I also wanted it to be a little different than before. So, this inside-out ornament is a three sided ornament which presents a little more of a challenge because the stave angles are different and harder […]

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