Posts Tagged ‘Urban Forestry’


Woodturning Surprise Bowl From Maple Burl

This video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook. Best right here at As Wood Turns. This hunk of maple has been laying around in my shop for over two years, from before my move from Oregon to Utah. When it was given to me, I thought is was just an oddly sawn […]

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Remount & Finish Turning Wet Apricot Bowl

This video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook – But best right here. Five years ago, I scored a batch of fresh green or wet cherry wood. One block looked very promising – it was a crotch with some beautiful crotch figure. I mounted it and started to turn it. I was […]

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Back To My First Love – Turning Green Cherry Bowl

Video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, or FaceBook – Best right here! I obtained the wood for this bowl last December. At the time, I ripped the wood in half through the pith, waxed the ends, and stored the wood in plastic bags. Then due to my accident, I could not turn the […]

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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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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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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 My Grandson’s Wood Ball With Bell Inside

May also be viewed on YouTube – But best right here! After visiting my grandson I wanted to turn something appropriate for his age. However, he’s 18 months and probably too old for a typical baby rattle. He’s very active so I decided to make a ball. However, a wood ball can be quite heavy […]

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Woodturning A Summer Ice Cream Delight

Video may also be viewed on YouTube – But best right here. I’m still not at home in my new shop but that is not going to stop me from turning. After enjoying ice cream with my granddaughters, I decided to attempt to turn an ice cream cone. My ice cream is turned from cedar […]

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Woodturning To Remount And Finish Golden Chain Bowl

May also be viewed via YouTube. I rough turned this bowl about two years ago. A friend was cutting down a tree in his yard and offered me some of the wood. He called it a golden chain. I looked up the tree and found several interesting facts including: it is very hard; sometimes used […]

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