Wood Turning

First Segmented Vessel

I made this bowl for my local Rotary Club to be used for holding tickets for our weekly raffle! 181 pieces


Submitted by: Chris Neilan


Wobbly Wooden Wine Goblet

Hi Carl,
Was watching your latest youtube project last night of the green turned bowl (back to basics project #6), that had distorted slightly as it dried.
It reminded me of a wine goblet that I tried a few weeks ago, from green apple wood. Actually we felled the tree at the beginning of the year, but it obviously still wasn’t dry enough to not distort! And it was meant to be the first of a set of four goblets for a friend!
The wood itself was a delight to turn, with long ribbon like strips peeling off, as in your video. For better or worse, I had to leave it on the lathe in a finished, but not parted off state for a few days through some really warm weather. When I came back to it, the rim of bowl had distorted significantly, so I decided to leave it a bit longer to see how it would finish up.
The end result is in the photos, although they don’t really do it justice!
Alan (From Down-Under in NZ)


Submitted by: Alan MacKay


A friend of mine asked for a special Kendama for his grandson so I made some. Partly after your description. Had to make some Changes as I have different Equipment.


Submitted by: Lennart Fahlen


Fire Log To Vase

I just got a mini late from harbor freight and did this for my first project. It was a piece of oak from a tree we took down a few yrs ago. I’ve gotten a few compliments from relatives and personally think it turned out good for my first try. However, would like your honest opinion and any ideas on how I could’ve improved it.

Thank you for sharing your skills with us.


Submitted by: Marco

Lichtenberg Burning

G’day Carl. I watched your videos on Conestago Lichtenberg Figure Burner and had Charles send me one to Australia and then purchased a 500watt converter. Well my first burn turned out OK but my second attempt I thought was good enough to send, I cut the pagoda and path back a bit with the dremel, I used half inch plywood. Cheers Bob Colllins


Submitted by: Bob Collins

Spiked Mobius Ribbon using a scrollsaw

G’day Carl, something different for you. Cut on the scrollbar using the Bowl from a Board method. There are 2 x half bowls and 10 x Quarter bowls using a 8 point star pattern then glued in sequence to form the Mobius Ribbon, I used 1/2 inch Marine plywood and dyed with a light mahogany color with a couple of coats of poly.


Submitted by: Bob Collins