Posts Tagged ‘woodturning’


Bumpy, Tipsy, Wood Tube From Green Cherry

This video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. But best right here where you are! At the invitation from fellow woodturner, Sam Angelo, I turned this 2″ by 7″ tube from fresh wet cherry. This project is fun because when the turning is finished, I go to the microwave to heat it […]

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Preparing Green Cherry – Not Solely For Bowls

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, or Facebook. Best right here. To view Christmas Ornament Challenge entries – click here. Not every project results in a beautiful object. Some I do well in advance with a beautiful object in mind. This is the case in this video. I was given some fresh cut or green […]

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Viewers Choice – Christmas Ornament Challenge 2016

May also be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook— Best right here. What a fantastic challenge. This video shows all ornaments that were entered into the challenge. We invite you to vote for your favorites. This is an experiment – we hope it works. Here are the guidelines. Review this video and the ornaments. These […]

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Adaptable Abstract Sculpture Desk Toy (“Thingey” or MetroGnomes)

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. – Please stay right here! Where do project ideas come from? Anywhere! This is inspired by a large object outside a building between the San Diego airport and the rental car center. I hope someone from San Diego can tell me what it actually is. The […]

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Traditional Hollow Globe Christmas Ornament

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. But, Best Right Here. To view Christmas Ornament Challenge entries – click here. In a recent comment, a viewer asked if I was going to use my shop built hollowing tools to turn an ornament this year. Well, I had not intended to, since I was busy […]

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Atomic Christmas Ornament For 2016 Ornament Challenge

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. But, Best Right Here. To view Christmas Ornament Challenge entries – click here. This Christmas season I’ve largely avoided hollowing through small holes. This ornament is another such project where I prefer to hollow through the largest opening possible. In this case the largest opening equals the […]

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Segmented Thanksgiving Pumpkin Treat Box With ‘Natural’ Stem

This video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. But best right here. This video is part 1 of a 2 part series. In this video, I’ll create a turned segmented pumpkin box to hold special treats during the Thanksgiving season. This pumpkin box consists of 9 rings of 12 segments each for […]

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Adding A ‘Natural’ Stem To Segmented Pumpkin Treat Box

This video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. But best right here. This video is part 2 of a 2 part series. In part 1, I created a turned segmented pumpkin box to hold special treats during the Thanksgiving season. This video for part 2 concerns the ‘natural stem’ for this pumpkin. […]

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Inside Out Christmas Ornament For 2016 Challenge

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, or Facebook. Best right here. To view Christmas Ornament Challenge entries – click here. Turned wood inside out ornaments give me a certain fascination. Turning one presents some difficulties and risks — all of which can be quickly resolved except one. The most difficult part is visualizing the empty […]

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Stylized Pumpkin Just In Time For Halloween

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. Best right here. Don’t forget – The Christmas Ornament Challenge is open now – View or Enter yours at this link. I’m always on the lookout for a project idea that I can adapt to a turning project. While visiting my daughter in law, she had […]

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