Posts Tagged ‘off axis’


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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Woodturning Eccentric Twig Vase With Infinite Axis Chuck

May also be viewed on YouTube and Vimeo – Best right here. I’m still exploring different ways to use the Infinite Axis Chuck. In this video, I turn twig vase or bud vase from apple limb wood finished with a mix of beeswax and mineral oil. In eccentric turnings, having tail stock pressure provides both […]

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Eccentric Spindle Woodturning With Infinite Axis Chuck

May also be viewed on YouTube and Vimeo – But best right here. Since adapting the egg chuck into an Infinite Axis Chuck, I wanted to explore other ways that it can be used. I used hot melt glue to fasten his piece of elm to the chuck’s tenon. Then working from the top down, […]

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Woodturning Jewelry With Infinite Axis Chuck

May also be viewed in YouTube – Better right here! In this video, I adapt the egg chuck I demonstrated about a year ago. Instead of an egg, I turned a ball and socket tenon to fit the chuck. Then I used this new Infinite Axis chuck to turn a jewelry brooch or pin. The […]

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Woodturning Jewelry – Multi-Axis Necklace or Brooch

May also be viewed on YouTube – But best right here. In this video, I’m trying out another project from the 2016 Utah Woodturning Symposium. Again, I credit Linda Ferber. These are thin wood disks with decorations like buttons turned on the face. To turn these buttons, I used a very cheap, easily made chuck […]

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Woodturning A Natural Edge Necklace Pendant

May also be viewed on YouTube – But best right here! I enjoyed the 2016 Utah Woodturning Symposium. I plan to soon turn my version of many projects and techniques I saw there. The inspiration for this one is Linda Ferber, who makes wood components to jewelry. This pendant is hazelwood pruned from my back […]

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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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A Triple Multi Axis Egg Cup Challenge Answered

After last week’s egg cup, Larry joked “why not an eccentric egg cup”. I took that as a challenge. This triple egg cup is turned from red cedar and finished with beeswax and mineral oil. The turning axis was shifted 1.25″ in three directions 120 degrees apart to turn the hollows for the eggs. It […]

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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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