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Inspiration From Grapes – Scrollsaw and Lathe

May also be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook – But best right here! I got this idea from the Utah Woodturning Symposium, specifically Raleigh Lockhart’s presentation. It entails cutting a leaf shape on a scrollsaw then turning it on the lathe. My leaf plate is a grape leaf about 6 inches in diameter and […]

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My Rose Root Blossoms Into A Unique Vase

May also be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook – Best right here! I dug up an old rose bush from my yard. (Please do not report me to the Rose Club). The root is large enough for at least a couple of turnings. But exactly what should I turn with this unusual wood. I […]

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Walnut Cross Grain Box – An Exercise In Mounting

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook — Best right here where you are! I turned this walnut box and lid to answer a challenge from the Utah Woodturners Club. We were to turn a lidded box and bring it to the club meeting. The box is about 5 1/2″ diameter by 3″ […]

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You Mean – That Wood Had a Platter Inside?

May also be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. But best right here. This project comes from a block of pine I received as a raffle prize at a woodturning club meeting. Initially, I was disappointed that it is pine, a softwood, that I don’t like to turn. It has been a while since I […]

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Limbs Lashed Together For Rustic Wood Bowl

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, or FaceBook. Best right here! This project has been a long time in development. While looking at my stash of hazelnut suckers pruned last year, I wondered if I could line up three or four pieces and then turn a bowl. The problem was how to join the […]

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Peeps Do Not Fit In This Turned Easter Basket

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook. To celebrate Easter, my wife suggested an egg shaped Easter basket. It did not have to be large – small would do nicely. Once I understood her request, I decided the best approach would be to turn an egg shaped wood box. Then glue the two […]

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A Small Emerging Bowl From Spring Pruning

May also be viewed at these links on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. Best right here! After recently observing a demonstration in a local woodturning club, I had to turn an emerging bowl. This is the best way to hammer home what I observed. Then I can explore alternatives and combine features. In this video, I […]

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More Natural Edge From Spring Pruning – Rustic Napkin Rings

May also be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook – But best right here! In this video I am again using a sucker I had pruned from a hazelnut tree. This time, I’m turning a set of natural edge rustic napkin rings with a stand for their display and storage. This is a set of […]

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From Pruning Sucker To Natural Edge Wood Box

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. In my last video I used a sucker I had pruned from a hazelnut tree. Now, I’m continuing with the same wood, just higher up. This is a natural edge box. What is natural edge? Natural edge is where the wood’s bark is incorporated as a […]

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Anxiously Watching For Spring – A Natural Edge Bud Vase

May also be view on YouTube, Vimeo and Facebook. Where I live the snow has melted and early flowers are blooming. I have spring fever especially from being cooped up after my ski accident. I found a hazelnut sucker I pruned off last spring and determined to turn a bud vase to welcome spring. The […]

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