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Turned Storage Container

08-31-2015 12:34 AM by terryR | 17 comments »

Here’s a fun project; a storage container for my wife turned on the lathe. I don’t have good hollowing tools, so digging out chips from wood deeper than 2” forces me to use my chisels in an unsupported way. That results in unexpected catches, and isn’t much fun at all. However, using segmented methods, I can potentially turn vessels as deep as 17”! (the realistic span on my midi-lathe) The key points to this method are:-using multiple layers to achieve ve...

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Turned Box with Feet

01-21-2014 01:28 AM by Glen Peterson | 1 comment »

I turned a lidded box recently and was asked to explain how the feet are made. I wrote a paragraph, actually more than once, but I thought it was difficult to understand. Since I had the day off and only 40 projects on the list, I decided to turn a box with feet and describe the process. I’m not going to describe the entire box making process, but I follow Richard Raffen’s method. I’m sure others have done feet like this before, but I’m not sure who. I started with...

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Turning a Small Ring box on the Lathe

03-20-2012 02:27 PM by Brett | 11 comments »

Howdy Folks! Looks like another lathe related video coming your way! I have soooo much fun turning things. I uploaded it in full HD and it took FOREVER! Whew, I am glad that is over. ha ha. Anyway, I hope that you enjoy the watching the process that I went through doing this little box. I call it a ring box because that is about all that will fit in it, it’s small. I actually thought of it for Valentines Day and I put a ring in one and gave it to my wife. If I were to store...

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