Posts Tagged ‘Walnut’


A Woodturning Tip To Eliminate Wobble

This video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook. Why not stay right here. For this project video, I had planned an inside out ornament – a really special one. To my dismay, it broke. Due to the imminent deadline, I switched to a walnut tea light with flashing LED. As I first […]

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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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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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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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Woodturning Art – “An Ode To Oregon Rain”

May also be viewed via YouTube. The inspiration for this project came from many sources. One source was the Utah Woodturning Symposium. Another is Eric Lofstrum with his multi-axis raindrops. While this is not multi-axis, it draws from both plus probably others. The puddle is Atlas Cedar about 6 inches in diameter. The raindrop is […]

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Practice Woodturning A Basic Walnut Bowl

May also be viewed on YouTube. I contributed a woodturning experience to a church youth auction to raise money for youth summer activities. In preparation, I’m turning a bowl similar to what I’ll have the auction winner turn – with some exceptions. They will turn a softer wood like cedar. This one is hard walnut […]

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Woodturning Napkins In The Round

May also be viewed on YouTube. I turned this napkin holder for my wife for Mother’s Day from walnut. It consists of a round base and two round sides. The sides have a little wood sliced away so they can stand on the base. The space between the sides is perfect for dinner napkins. The […]

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My Woodturning Recipe For Deviled Eggs

May also be viewed on YouTube. Since spring has arrived, it’s time for picnics and barbecues. How about some deviled eggs for those occasions? I used the split turning technique for this project. Glue two pieces of walnut together with brown craft paper between. Turn an egg then split it into two halves. Turn the […]

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Woodturning A Free Climbing Bear

May also be viewed on YouTube. In this project I re-create a climbing bear I had made for my children with one significant improvement — he’s round. The former bear was a flat piece of wood in somewhat the shape of a bear. While any self-respecting wild bear my not recoginize this one, I do […]

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Segmented Tea Light – More Safe Than Eccentric

Rather than respond to the challenge of an eccentric tea light, I choose to turn a segmented tea light with a bonus saucer to set it on. The style of segmentation is called open segment meaning that there are gaps between the segments making up the ring. However, nearly every open segment requires a couple […]

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