Posts Tagged ‘woodturning’


Woodturning One Scoop After Another

May also be viewed on YouTube. Recently, I saw Sören Berger turn a scoop. He made it look easy and indeed it is — after you’ve completed one. This cedar scoop combines elements of spindle turning, multi-axis turning, and bowl turning. It also includes turning a perfect sphere. A perfect sphere is no problem for […]

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N-Loop Perfect Celtic Knot Seeks Perfect Sphere

May also be viewed on YouTube. This journey thru Celtic knots has resulted in an easy and repeatable process that greatly simplifies preparation of the turning stock. In previous descriptions, the project wood had to be milled to exact dimensions: squares for four loops being the easiest, triangles for three loop, pentagons for five loops. […]

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Knotted Back Muscles? Back Pain Relief With Celtic Knot

May also be viewed on YouTube. After the previous video with a Celtic knot in a barbecue flipper, several comments included a suggestion to leave a little wood when the angle cut is made to keep the wood spaced correctly. In addition Michael challenged me to make a three loop Celtic knot. In this project, […]

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Woodturning Celtic Knot On Pigtail Barbecue Tool Handle

May also be viewed on YouTube. In this project, I’m making a handle for a barbecue turner. But not just any handle – this one has a Celtic knot. For the celtic knot, I threw together a sliding cutting jig to ensure accuracy in the cuts that have to be just right. A Celtic knot […]

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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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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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