Posts Tagged ‘woodworking’


Designing Two Stave Inside Out Christmas Ornament

This post may also be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, or FaceBook. Best right here at As Wood Turns. Inside out Christmas ornaments present a challenge for me. They are tough to visualize due to the interaction of the inside and the outside turning. For this two stave inside out ornament, I started to plan the […]

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Woodturning Old Fashioned Desk Pen Set

This video may be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, FaceBook or right here where it is best. Years ago, I did not use pen kits for making wooden pens like we almost exclusively do today. Still there is a place for an inexpensive yet classy desk pen set. This pen uses the filler extracted from a […]

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Multi-Dimension Fin Vase Green Woodturning

This video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, or FaceBook. But best right here at www.AsWoodTurns.com. After seeing a demo of this vase at my woodturning club, I searched for a good piece of wood. Ideally, it would be an entire round of freshly harvested wood. With wet wood, I could expect the fins […]

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Solar Eclipse Souvenir Broach Woodturning

May also be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, or FaceBook. But best right here! With the eclipse coming, I wondered if I could turn something that depicts the eclipse. After considering several possibilities, this is what I came up with. The “earth” disk is hazelnut with texturing provided by mini features created with the Infinite Axis […]

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Inside Out Christmas Ornament – Tree and Finials

This video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. But best right here! In this video, I complete my inside out Christmas ornament. Last week, I turned the body; now I’ll turn the interior tree for display, the finials, and everything else to complete the ornament. Last week, I noted that it could […]

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Inside Out Christmas Ornament – The Basics

This video may be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, or FaceBook – Best right here where you are! It’s time to start planning for Christmas ornaments and the 2017 Christmas Ornament Challenge. To get ready, I’m turning an inside out ornament whose body is maple in this video. In the next video, I’ll turn finials and […]

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Woodturning Training Break For Inspiration and Refinement

May also be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, or Facebook. Best right here! I could not take video during the workshop, so here is a summary of the week’s activity. The woodturning workshop: Craft Supplies USA; Intermediate Taught by Kirk DeHeer. Kirk is a practical yet highly skilled turner. There’s a lot I can learn from […]

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Turning American Ninja Warrior Training Gear

May also be viewed via YouTube, Vimeo, or FaceBook. Best Right Here. My granddaughter watches American Ninja Warrior. She asked me to turn some training gear: 4 2.5″ balls, 2 3″ balls, 2 2″ pistons, and 2 truncated cones. Who can refuse a 7 year old granddaughter? I turned them from Titan cedar. The balls […]

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Star Trek NG Alien Probe Appeared In My Mind

May also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook – But Best Right Here! While watching a rerun of Star Trek Next Generation, I saw an alien probe with an interesting shape. After the episode, I just had to go back and look at that probe again. My thought – can I make a woodturning […]

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Remount & Finish Turning Wet Apricot Bowl

This video may also be viewed on YouTube, Vimeo, and FaceBook – But best right here. Five years ago, I scored a batch of fresh green or wet cherry wood. One block looked very promising – it was a crotch with some beautiful crotch figure. I mounted it and started to turn it. I was […]

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