Posts Tagged ‘wood turning’


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 Twisted Horns Of A Dilemma

May also be viewed on YouTube. I’ve wanted to turn this project every since seeing Michael Hosaluk demonstrate it. It is basically a turned box but with a twist. The top and bottom are elongated. Then at the band saw, each is sliced, the segment turned about 180 degrees then re glued. In this case, […]

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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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Remount & Finish Woodturning Naturally Spalted Aspen Bowl

May also be viewed on YouTube. This aspen bowl was turned wet or green several years ago. At that time, I put it away in a paper sack for it to dry. Apparently, it was extra wet or did not dry very quickly, since a large growth of mold or fungus developed on the surface. […]

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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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Woodturn Art – Spirit Of A Wave

May also be viewed on YouTube. This project is my chance to practice what I learned from a demo by Eric Lofstrom at the Oregon Woodturning Symposium. The wood is cedar from my backyard tree. It is turned with four axes that created three curved facets. The primary axis is the normal center; the other […]

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Woodturning Fascination – A Woodpecker Toy

May also be viewed on YouTube This woodpecker toy has been on my To Do list for a very long time. The original was a small bird perched on a spring mounted on a small tube that fit over a stiff wire. The bird would rock back and for while travelling down the rod. He’s […]

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Woodturn Simple Egg Chuck From PVC Fitting

May also be viewed on YouTube. My friend, Jerry Klug wrote an article for Cascade Woodturners on turned eggs and chucks for making eggs. This video will focus on my adaptation of these chucks for my use. One early chuck was from Dick Sing using PVC slip fitting. It works on a compression principle with […]

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Woodturn My Eggs Easy Over Please

May also be viewed on YouTube. This project is a fun way to use up scraps and please both the grandkids and their parents. This time, I’ll use a egg chuck derived from work done by Vern Bunn. The main difference is that I’ve mounted mine to a threaded wood faceplate to avoid using my […]

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