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WWGOA GOLD LIVE: Bowl Turning

This WWGOA GOLD LIVE event is all about the fine art of turning a bowl using a four jaw chuck. George Vondriska explains the best way to set up your tool and demonstrates how to move your wood to create a perfectly round bowl.

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Stacked Ring Bowl Woodturning Project

In this wood turning project, turn a great-looking laminated stacked ring bowl! By cutting progressively larger rings from plywood and then gluing and stacking them, you can limit the amount of wood you have to hog away to shape a bowl. Master woodworker George Vondriska shows you how to lay out the design, create a safe wall thickness, and glue the assembly together. You can watch the bowl take shape using ordinary turning tools. There are some great tips on sanding and finishing here for a woodworking piece you'll be proud to display.

Using a Bowl Gouge

Cut, don’t scrape your way to better bowl turning. George shows you how to get cleaner, faster cuts with less sanding with a 3/8″ bowl gouge. You’ll learn critical body position and movement along with a neat trick for kick free starts on the bowl rim.

Wood Turning Essentials DVD

DVD: Wood Turning Essentials 108 minutes. Chapter Topics: Anatomy of a Lathe Lathe Safety Tips Turning Spindles Cutting Coves and Beads Shearing Technique Sanding and Finishing Spindles Shop Mallet Bowl Turning Techniques Alternative Bowl Hollowing Watch a preview of this DVD below:

Separating a Bowl Paper Glue Joint

Paper joints provide a great way to fasten sacrificial or dummy boards to the back of a bowl blank. There a number of benefits. The dummy board provides a place you can drive screws from the faceplate, without having to put the screws directly in the bowl. That means no screw holes in the bottom…

How to Turn a Honeycomb Resin Bowl

I recently had the pleasure of working with a South African resin artist named Ahron Gropper on a long-distance collaboration. After seeing a beautiful bowl he had created that incorporated a synthetic honeycomb element embedded into the bottom of the bowl, I contacted him to see if he would be willing to create a similar…

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Turn and Carve a Spouted Bowl

This sweet little spouted bowl with handle will be a fun skill-building project, taking your bowl turning skills and adding a bit of flair by incorporating some basic carving techniques using a die grinder and rasps. For the carving purist, traditional carving tools can be used as a substitute, making for a more serene creative process.

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Turning a Tenon on a 4-Jaw Chuck

Adding a four-jaw chuck to your turning arsenal can be a real game changer, as these nifty devices can increase your turning efficiency as well as capacity. When you are turning a bowl using a four-jaw chuck, however, it is important to have a good strategy for forming the tenon that will be inserted into…