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  1. My Challenge, to make a RINGMASTER attachment for the wood lathe.

    At the beginning of this week I was thinking of a way to make a device to cut rings if you just have a wood lathe. The one I made last week and posted worked well and created allot of interest. I wanted to build a device that could easily be made with scrap wood and available hardware. Cost...
  2. Wooden Vase Sanding Fixture

    Using Pine wood for the prototypes I glued an extra pine board to one of the vase blanks. After band sawing this piece from the vase it was then used for the nest of the sanding fixture. This nest was reduced in size by about 1/8 inch on the sides and top to allow some relief for the sanding...
  3. Lathe Stand with Storage

    Hey, guys! I made a lathe stand with tons of storage for my JET 1221 lathe. Loving all the extra space this thing gives me. If you'd like to see the full build video or get plans then you can see them at: http://fixthisbuildthat.com/diy-wood-lathe-stand-plans/ Thanks! Brad
  4. For wood turners only, THIS PROJECT MAY SAVE YOUR LIFE, put it on your Christmas bucket list

    Its been said, WOOD DUST CAN KILL YOU, After my Doctor friend was over to learn to wood turning, I thought, I need to make a more effective way to collect the dust from sanding bowls, so I set about thinking of way that would do the job. Idea's where rattling around in my head, first some...
  5. Beautiful segmented goblet

    My second goblet, and my first segmented piece. Simple design and a captive ring set loose by my skew chisel. Could anybody identify the darker wood for me?
  6. For WOODTURNERS ONLY, spindles, 100%, Dust collection better than expected. Truely LIFESAVING

    In my last posting I made a dust collector shroud out of a bucket to collect the dust from sanding bowls. If you have not seen that one don't forget to check it out and watch the video While I was building and testing it out, I got an idea to make one for sanding spindle type turnings, my head...
  7. More segmented goblets

    A couple more of my segmented goblets. The darker wood is mahogany and the lighter wood i'm not so sure, maybe spotted gum. Watch my youtube video of how to make these goblets at;
  8. Lidded Candle Light

    This lidded candle light was made from a Philodendron branch that I was given when I got to Az. It was from Washington state. It was not big in diameter so I had to leave some of the bark on to complete it. I finished it with clear matte spray. It sold today at the craft show. The candle is from...
  9. Various bottle stoppers (wine bottles I guess)

    Over this week I made several different bottle stoppers. Walnut and maple mostly but there is one piece of black wood that has light sap wood, I am not sure is it ebony or what? I sanded to 400 and then finished with what Eddie Castelin calls O.B. Shine Juice...
  10. ARTICULATING ARM, low cost, easy to make, for HOLLOW TURNING

    I often look at things that I would like to have, then think I could make that myself, a plan starts to develop in my head, to clear my mind I have to get started. As I proceed I see problems or a better way to do things. If one makes a detailed plan then most likely you stick to the first...
  11. Marking Gauge

    If I'm going to make any more hand cut dovetails, I need a good marking gauge that puts a very fine line on the wood. I was going to buy one but I found this cutter at Woodcraft for $5 so I decided to design my gauge around it. I like my home made tools to be made of rosewood but I am very...
  12. Homemade (wood) Lathe Router Duplicator!

    The attached video link is a quick look at my home made lathe and router duplicator! This thing is awesome! It projects like these that me love woodworking so much!
  13. Another small step along my journey

    Here is a maple bowl with slots in the Harvey Fein tradition, about 12 1/2" in did. Finished with walnut oil. Thanks for looking
  14. Cedar Mirror frames

    I was hired to build 2 frames for two mirror's for a bath room. They wanted it to be able to hold some towels for decoration, so I used a couple of horse shoe's. I think these are my best frames yet, but I still need to build a miter sled. It would have been nicer miters.
  15. ARTICULATING ARM No. 2, Professional Model, Videos and PLANS

    Here it is, my second articulating arm, made out of kiln dried oak. Basically the same as the first prototype, but now with its own post. In the prototype I worked out the mechanism, and found out that it was very successful. It could be rebuild from a better wood along with a few changes that...
  16. wooden articulating arm produces first project

    The day after I posted the articulating arm project I used it to complete its first project to I guess prove to you it would work. I think you already thought it would, thanks for all the interest in this project, as allot of you viewed it. the original block of wood was green birch and it...
  17. Turned urn

    Long time since my last post, here is a cremation urn i have turned on my wood lathe. The pictures show how i did it. I start by cutting my segments for the rings and glue them, the first 5 rows are glued on my bench then put on the lathe to start the shaping of the inside ,it is easier like...
  18. Sungkahan

    This is a Sungkahan or game board for Sungka, a game played in the Philippines and elsewhere. I had seen some made here on Lumberjocks and I was making some custom spade bits so I thought I'd see if I could make some for this game. It is played with 98 shells, stones or beads and I'll have to...
  19. MULTI AXIS TURNING, A BLURRY EXPERIENCE, VIDEO

    Last fall I had been looking at some You Tube video's and discovered multi Axis turning, Thought it was interesting and spent a week doing some examples, learned allot and would like to pass it on to you, I know allot of you do not do lathwork but may find it interesting. Basically you offset...
  20. Walnut and Epoxy Hybrid Pool Cue

    Being an avid pool player and as i got better and better on my lathe I was approached about doing something that was on my to do list for a long time. A Pool Cue. I had been working on the plans and best way to make an epoxy hybrid pool cue for a long time. So I leaped at the opportunity to make...
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