Posts Tagged ‘wood bowl’


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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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 Ugly Duckling Wood Into Beautiful Swan Bowl

May also be viewed on YouTube and Vimeo. I was given this wood at a club meeting in Oregon. I don’t recall whether it was at Cascade Woodturners or Willamette Valley Woodturners. It is ugly but has some burl potential. I don’t know what species of wood it is. At 11 inches in diameter, 4 […]

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Bowler Hat Bowl For Woodturning Club Demo

May also be viewed in YouTube. I made this segmented bowl in preparation for a segmented turning demo at Williamette Woodturners. Bryan wanted an introduction to segmented turning with a hat theme. The introduction included both open and closed segmented process to create this bowl. In response, we selected a bowler had with both closed […]

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Woodturning A Wild, Crazy, Wavy Bowl

May also be viewed on YouTube. After returning from the Utah Woodturning Symposium, I felt I needed to break out, break away from my habitual projects. So, I found this chunk of cedar and went to work on it. It wasn’t the best piece of wood but I managed to turn a wavy profile. It […]

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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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Woodturn Segmented Hash – Art From Leftovers

Also may be viewed on YouTube. Leftover Time! I’ve accumulated some segment rings leftovers from previous projects. Most are from my Crazy Droopy bowl that have a taper on the rings.  Rather than make new rings, I’ll make these into this project. The first two rings are flat and not very tall. These will make […]

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Green Woodturning Techniques – Alcohol Soak & Walnut Oil Finish

I’m experimenting with two techniques for my woodturning: one for drying wet or green wood; one for finishishing. For drying a bowl after rough turning the bowl blank, I’m using denatured alcohol (DNA) for an overnight soak, then drying the bowl in a controlled environment such as a brown paper bag. For finishing, I’m following […]

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Remount And Finish Woodturning Alcohol Soaked Green Bowl

I rough turned this birch bowl about six months ago from a fresh green trunk a friend found for me. At that time, I did not expect much from this bowl thinking that birch is a fairly blond wood without a lot of character. To expedite the drying process, I soaked this bowl overnight in […]

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Remount, Finish Woodturning Apricot Green Turned Bowl

Also viewable at YouTube I rough turned this apricot bowl a little over two years ago. I recorded its weight while it was drying. It lost about 40% of its original weight. In this video, I remounted the bowl to trim the base and tenon before turning the bowl to its final shape and wall […]

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