Tags » Wood Lathe

Colouring Wood

I know it’s probably been done to death but here is how I add color and pop to some of my wood turning.
I first start by turning to shape and sanding to about 220. 286 more words

Wood Lathe

Horizontal spinner for wood art

Ok, starting over, yesterday I  began this blog and something went wrong I lost the last half of my text and all my photos . . 925 more words

Wood Lathe

Buffer for Wood Art

I am sitting in Kauai waiting for the rain to stop. I know, poor me, right? At any rate, I thought this would be good time to let anyone who is interested know what I have made to buff my wood art. 799 more words

Wood Lathe

Hollowing Rig

For a couple of reasons I have spent a few hours over the last little while making my own Jamieson style Hollowing rig.
One reason is because I just like to make stuff and another is because I wanted to see if this style of hollower would be easier to set up and provide more tactile feel when I hollow small vessels. 868 more words

Wood Lathe

Turning on the lathe: Another woodworking dream becomes reality

Two weeks ago a chair came in that needed three new spindles for its stretcher assembly. I saw my opportunity. These spindles would be about as simple as wood turning gets (except that they were rather long) so I wanted the opportunity. 315 more words

Woodworking

Video Hollowing

I know that there are lots of turners who are either already hollowing using video of are thinking about trying this technique. This Blog is meant to be a jumping off spot for those who are still contemplating the process. 1,029 more words

Wood Lathe

Negative Rake Scraper

Just a quick note to let anyone who might be interested, know that I now use a negative rake scraper with my hollowing rig. Up till recently I was using a tear drop shaped scraper sharpened in the standard manner but found that on occasion it was just a little grabby. 78 more words

Wood Lathe