Posts Tagged ‘woodturning’


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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Woodturning Shop Leftover Day: Segmented Stacking Boxes

May also be viewed on YouTube and Vimeo but best right here. I glued up this red oak into a stave lamination some time ago when I turned a travel mug. At the time, I thought I’d be making another but then changed my mind. Since then this lamination has been in my shop, was […]

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Woodturning Ugly Duckling Wood Into Beautiful Swan Bowl

May also be viewed on YouTube and Vimeo. I was given this wood at a club meeting in Oregon. I don’t recall whether it was at Cascade Woodturners or Willamette Valley Woodturners. It is ugly but has some burl potential. I don’t know what species of wood it is. At 11 inches in diameter, 4 […]

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Woodturning Eccentric Twig Vase With Infinite Axis Chuck

May also be viewed on YouTube and Vimeo – Best right here. I’m still exploring different ways to use the Infinite Axis Chuck. In this video, I turn twig vase or bud vase from apple limb wood finished with a mix of beeswax and mineral oil. In eccentric turnings, having tail stock pressure provides both […]

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To Sit Or To Stand At the Lathe That Is The Question

May also be viewed on YouTube and Vimeo – but best right here. Many viewers noticed that I was sitting on a tall stool while turning last week’s project. Some needed help due to disabilities. In this video, let’s discuss this issue and explore alternatives. Please add your experiences and suggestions. Good turning.

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