Posts Tagged ‘woodturning’


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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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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Remount and Finish Bowl – No Rush To Finish Russian Olive

May also be viewed on YouTube. This bowl is turned from Russian olive from Idaho. It is generally considered a weed tree, planted for wind protection. It is now classified as a invasive species. My sons’s in-laws had not qualms over cutting down with the tree. I rescued several chunks from the burn pile to […]

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Woodturn A Cherry Goblet Wood’n U Like A Toast

May also be viewed on YouTube. This goblet is turned from a large chunk of cherry given me recently from someone who saw my work in a GEARS exhibition, mainly a metal working show. I’ll give him the goblet in appreciation for a large cherry stump he gave me after the show. The goblet is […]

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Woodturn Natural Edge Fig Bowl – My Smallest Yet?

May also be viewed on YouTube. This is another project from pruning my fig tree. It is a bowl turned from this small about 2.5 inch diameter limb. This project was a challenge due to its size. It is too small to mount in my standard chuck jaws. I have smaller jaws but I do […]

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Woodturn Natural Edge Fig Mushroom – Not For Soup

May also be viewed on YouTube. My wife’s sister asked me to turn a mushroom for her. Right now I have cuttings from a fig tree in my front yard. Why not a natural edge mushroom from this fig. Figs and mushrooms both have nice flavors for cooking, why not see how they go together […]

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Woodturn Natural Edge Winged Tea Light From Fig

  Also may be viewed on YouTube. This wood came from a fig tree in my front yard. It’s a small limb but had to go. I’ve never turned fig nor heard of anyone turning it. But why not try. Although it’s small, it is large enough for a simple tea light. I did not […]

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Woodturn Cherry Box From Wet Wood

Also can be viewed on YouTube I started this project in July 2013 when I helped a friend cut down a large cherry tree in his back yard. I turned some of the wood into cylinders starting to make small boxes. But the difference is that the wood was very fresh and wet. Knowing that it would shrink […]

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Woodturn Rustic Cedar Natural Edge Coasters

This project is relatively easy, a great way to practice with natural edge forms without the risk of a bowl. These coasters are wet, freshly harvested, cedar. After slicing a limb into discs, I started them drying with a quick soak in Denatured Alcohol to accelerate the drying process. They had lost about 30% of their […]

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