Posts Tagged ‘wood turning’


My Christmas Ornament For 2016 Christmas Ornament Challenge

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, or Facebook. Please stay here This year’s Christmas Ornament Challenge is rapidly approaching. The submission period is November. We’re working on the official announcement. Meanwhile, I want to turn a simple ornament. While there are few rules for ornaments, one that occurs to me is that something that […]

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Celtic Knot Dresses Up Pizza Cutter Handle

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook – But best right here! Remember – this year’s Christmas Ornament Challenge is rapidly approaching – November is almost here. My wife asked me to turn a new handle for her pizza cutter. The original handle had almost disintegrated. A handle is a fairly simple spindle […]

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Simple Yet Fascinating Desk Toy: Magnetic Hourglass

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook. But best right here. Plan on the 5th Annual Christmas Ornament Woodturning Challenge – Coming in November I’ve always been fascinated by the flow of sand thru an hourglass. This hourglass raises the bar. Instead of sand, it contains iron filings. In the base is a […]

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Exploring My Family History By Turning Tall Cedar Bowl

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, or Facebook. But best right here. My mother has had a turned redwood vase for as long as I can remember. Upon reading the inscription on the base, my grandfather made it from redwood they obtained from a visit to the Redwoods two years before my birth. My […]

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Avoiding Stepping On Cracks In Semi Dry Elm Bowl

May also be viewed on YouTube or Vimeo – but Best right here. Don’t forget the Christmas Ornament Woodturning Challenge is coming in November. I picked up this chunk of wood at a local woodturning club meeting. It was supposed to be green elm. This made sense because the demonstration topic was green wood turning. […]

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Woodturning Natural Edge Off Center Bowl

May also be viewed on YouTube and Vimeo – But Best Right Here! Get ready for this year’s Christmas Ornament Woodturning Challenge – Coming November 2016 After seeing a demo at a woodturning club of a large off center bowl, I had to try one myself. At another club meeting, I picked up a bowl […]

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Miniature Vase From A Rose Root – A Thorny Woodturning

May also be viewed on YouTube or Vimeo – But best right here!. I dug up a rose bush from my garden and saved the root. It was not very big but I thought that I’d try to turn something: either a small hollow form or a small vase depending on how the wood turned. […]

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Woodturning Miniature Hollow Form With My New DIY Tools

May also be viewed on YouTube or Vimeo – But best right here. This little vase took some preparation. I did not have smaller tools to keep the top hole to a minimum. So, in the last video, I made a set from Allen wrenches. This little vase is about three inches tall and two […]

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DIY Hollow Form Tools From Old ‘Alan’ Wrenches

May also be viewed on YouTube and Vimeo — But best right here! I’m planning to create a small hollow form for my local club’s current challenge. However, my current tools are large and would require a larger hole than I want to leave. So, I’m grinding two old Allen wrenches to provide one straight […]

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Woodturning Box Lid with Multiple Eccentric Axes For Unique Look

May also be view on Vimeo and YouTube – But best right here. In the last video I turned a set of stacking boxes. My boxes need an interesting lid for the top most box – one that will provide interest and enhance the boxes. The Infinite Axis Chuck provides a solution. The lid is […]

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