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Wood Turning Techniques 3-Download Set

3-Download Set: Wood Turning Techniques Learning to turn wood on a lathe is a skill many woodworkers look to master. For the novice woodworker, the thought of turning wood can be intimidating. Advanced woodworkers want new wisdom and tips from experienced turners to allow them to further their talents. Whether you’re just starting to turn,…

George’s Epoxy Bullet Bowl

Here’s one of the weirdest projects George ever did: he filled a mold with brass casings, poured epoxy over the top of them, let it cure and turned the whole thing into a bowl. The result; a bullet bowl. OK, they’re not bullets, but it makes for a cool name. You may never do an…

Cutting a Live Edge Bowl Blank Round On a Bandsaw

Turning a natural form on a lathe, and keeping the bark and natural tree profile intact as you rough out and shape the bowl is a satisfying process. While live edge bowl turning is extremely fun, for people who are new to this art form, there can be some intimidation about the sequence of events.…

Making a Wood Bowl with Resin Accents

There are lots of things to like about bowl turning. It provides pretty fast gratification, offers lots of room for creativity, and requires tools that don’t take up too much space. In this video, we’re going to take bowl creativity one step further. With help from resin expert Jess Crow we’ll be adding a beautiful…

Making a 3-Point Bowl

Have you ever seen a bowl that has a rim with three pointy tips rather than a contiguous round shape? This is commonly referred to as a three-point bowl, and many experienced woodturners are perplexed when asked to guess how one would make such a bowl. By its appearance, one might guess that you would…

Turning a Hollow Vessel

I recently checked out a new hollow vessel turning set from Easy Wood Tools . I had the chance to interview the folks from Easy Wood at AWFS, and later had a chance to try out their chisels. What’s a Hollow Vessel? Hollow vessels are a bowl turning project, but instead of a large bowl-type…

A Guide to Turning Metal on a Wood Lathe

If you have a wood lathe, you are probably accustomed to turning pens, spindles, and maybe even bowls. The common denominator is that most of the projects that you produce are probably made of wood. There’s no question that turning wood is one of the most fun things that you can do in a shop.…

Wood Turning Techniques 3-Video Set (DVD + Download)

3-Video Set: Wood Turning Techniques (DVD + Download) Learning to turn wood on a lathe is a skill many woodworkers look to master. For the novice woodworker, the thought of turning wood can be intimidating. Advanced woodworkers want new wisdom and tips from experienced turners to allow them to further their talents. Whether you’re just…

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…

How to Cut Bowl Blanks from Logs

Once you know how to create bowl blanks from logs, turning bowls from fresh cut timber is one of the most satisfying aspects woodworking. The material is abundant and cheap and every project is inherent unique due to the unpredictability of what treasure lies inside of each log. Even the preparatory process of how to…