Wood Turning

Woodturning – Walnut Sink

In this video I show you how I made a bathroom sink out of wood. The sink is 20″ by 15″ and made from one piece of Walnut. I turned the basic shape on the lathe before carving it with the Turboplane. I finished the sink with Stone Coat Countertops epoxy resin, two coats on the bottom and three coats on the inside.

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Woodturning – Turning A Bowling Pin Into A Mallet

I had so much fun with the bowling balls, thought I’d make something with a bowling pin. I’ve turned quite a few pin years ago, but they had Maple centers. The new pins are synthetic easy to turn, but not a lot of thing you can do with them.

Woodturning – Turning A Bowling Ball

I turned a bowling ball into a bowl! I was really surprised how will they turned. The only real issue I had was the core, which really wasn’t a problem to turn it just smelled really bad.

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Woodturning – Eccentric Turning

In this video I turned a piece of Maple with my new off center jig This is also know as eccentric turning. The piece of Maple was 12″ x 8″ x 2″ once I get the jig dialed in I’ll try turning a bigger piece using this jig. Thanks for all the great suggestions for making this jig better.

Woodturning – Lathe Jig For Off Center Turning

In this video I made a lathe jig to do off center turning. The jig is made out of 3/4″ plywood. To hold the work piece on I used metal straps and bolts.

Woodturning Tips #4 – Carving Jig And Vari-Grind Jig Setting

In this episode I talk about the Trent Bosch carving jig and the Vari-Grind sharpen jig setting. A few tips on epoxy finishes as well.