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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.

Master Bowl Turning + DVD

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  • In-depth Instruction; 192 minutes
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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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Master Bowl Turning

You Get with Your Class:

  • In-depth Instruction; 192 minutes
  • On-demand video access – anytime
  • Indefinite access. Pay once, view forever
  • Bonus materials, including downloadable Class Guide and Resources List
  • Access to Class-only Q&A with Instructor

Bowl Turning Basics

Screwing a faceplate directly to the back of the bowl blank creates some problems. It leaves holes in the back of your bowl, and it also limits how deeply you can cut into the face of the bowl without hitting screws. It’s better to use a dummy board and paper joint. The dummy board, simply…

Bowl Turning Paper Joints

George Vondriska teaches you how to use a paper joint for your bowl turning. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

Separating Bowl Turning Paper Joints

“How do you separate a bowl turning paper joint and which glue is best?” Submitted by: ebjuel WWGOA Editor Response: After the bowl has been sanded and finished, with the bowl still on the lathe, place the point of a wide bench chisel (1″ or more) directly on the paper seam in the paper joint.…

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Using Paper Joints for Turning Bowls

Turning bowls on a wood lathe is an absolute blast, and if you haven’t tried it, you are missing out big time! Once you experience the beauty and satisfaction of bowl turning, you’ll be hooked. Like anything new that you try in the shop, however, there is a learning curve associated with turning bowls. One…

Turning a Kauri Bowl

In this video, George Vondriska is in the shop working on an extra special piece of wood known as Kauri. Kauri wood, which comes from New Zealand, can be up to 50,000 years old and was formed when fallen trees were preserved in peat bogs. Join George as he discusses and discovers the working characteristics…

Using a 4 Jaw Chuck When Turning a Bowl

Woodturning is a blast, and we at WWGOA love to make videos that cover lathe techniques. But like anything worthwhile, there is some setup involved before the real fun can begin. With woodturning one of the key steps is to get your work piece mounted securely on the lathe. There are numerous ways that this…