Instructables: exploring - workshop - bowl - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:41:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 Experimenting with 'wood silicone' http://www.instructables.com/id/Experimenting-with-wood-silicone/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 11:44:32 PDT
Tobacco pipe making http://www.instructables.com/id/Tobacco-pipe-making/
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 10:12:54 PDT
how to make a fireplace / BBQ out of steel http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-fireplace-BBQ-out-of-steel/
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 08:38:05 PST
How to Make Wooden Bowls Using Your Bandsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Wooden-Bowls-Using-Your-Bandsaw/
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 12:21:39 PST
Easy Homemade Wooden Tea Cup Without A Lath http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Homemade-Wooden-Tea-Cup-Without-A-Lathe/
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 17:41:18 PST
Staves (duelas) http://www.instructables.com/id/Staves-duelas/
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 20:53:56 PDT
Lathe turned plastic bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-turned-plastic-bowl/
Lathe turned plastic bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/RJM9/HBFFJQHH/FYERJM9HBFFJQHH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/RJM9/HBFFJQHH/FYERJM9HBFFJQHH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/RJM9/HBFFJQHH/FYERJM9HBFFJQHH.SMALL.jpg SlickSqueegie I found a bunch of this plastic in different shapes and sizes. Im not sure what the technical name for it is, but I have seen it used in many jigs at machine shops. I posted a forum topic questioning what it is here. I had to try making a bowl. Chuck it up on your lathe This piece already had ...
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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:51:53 PST
Segmented Turning Blank (for bowls and cups) http://www.instructables.com/id/Segmented-Turning-Blank-for-bowls-and-cups/
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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 19:38:11 PST
recycle pallet wood into turned art http://www.instructables.com/id/recycle-pallet-wood-into-turned-art/
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Tue, 27 Nov 2012 18:38:54 PST
From Blank to Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Blank-to-Bowl/
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 14:43:47 PDT
Make a bowl out of a log part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-bowl-out-of-a-log-part-1/
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Fri, 23 Mar 2012 17:26:58 PDT
Wine Barrel fruit bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Barrel-fruit-bowl/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2012 02:19:10 PST
Making a Pipe (Part 1): The Stummel http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Pipe-Part-1-The-Stummel/
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Sun, 5 Feb 2012 20:47:44 PST
Hand Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Bowl/
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Tue, 10 Jan 2012 12:47:32 PST
Segmented Salad Bowl Maple and Walnut http://www.instructables.com/id/Segmented-Salad-Bowl-Maple-and-Walnut/
Segmented Salad Bowl Maple and Walnut - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/19CY/GWF6ESX8/F7L19CYGWF6ESX8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/19CY/GWF6ESX8/F7L19CYGWF6ESX8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/19CY/GWF6ESX8/F7L19CYGWF6ESX8.SMALL.jpg SlickSqueegie Hello everyone,  this is my 12th bowl that I have "successfully" completed and my 2nd segmented bowl. I made it for my Fathers nurse for a Christmas present. Im am pretty proud of this one as it is the finest piece I have made thus far. This one was a lot of fun. enjoy. Lathes are very dangerous an...
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Tue, 27 Dec 2011 19:07:41 PST
Easy to make concrete bowls and planters... http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-make-concrete-bowls-and-planters/
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Sat, 6 Aug 2011 15:03:40 PDT
How to make a bowl from a flat plank http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-bowl-from-a-flat-plank/
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Sun, 4 Jul 2010 21:05:42 PDT
bent wood hand-shaped bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/bent-wood-hand-shaped-bowl/
bent wood hand-shaped bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/J3SE/GHFK0QEZ/FXXJ3SEGHFK0QEZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/J3SE/GHFK0QEZ/FXXJ3SEGHFK0QEZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/J3SE/GHFK0QEZ/FXXJ3SEGHFK0QEZ.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Give yourself a helping hand, with some hand-shaped bowls. Made for keeping your everyday carrying things in one place when you're at home; dump your keys, phone, coins and other sundries into a pair of open hands to keep them safe. Place this hands near your front door or coffee table you're sure t...
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Tue, 14 Dec 2010 10:39:44 PST
Foreclosure Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Foreclosure-Bowl/
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Wed, 5 Aug 2009 09:13:52 PDT
Simple Plate Display Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Plate-Display-Stand/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2008 08:38:10 PDT
Wood Shop Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Shop-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/7HIC/FFRCP008/FC07HICFFRCP008.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/7HIC/FFRCP008/FC07HICFFRCP008.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/7HIC/FFRCP008/FC07HICFFRCP008.SMALL.jpg MadMechanicMike Here are just a few things I have made over the past 4 years in my woods class at school. A lot of the projects were made in under 2 hours. Unfortunately, our school uses very old machines that don't work so well so I spend most of my time on the lathe. Since its the end of school for me (graduation...
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Fri, 2 May 2008 19:45:46 PDT
My first woodturning project(s) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-first-woodturning-projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/K7QC/FFNEHNVK/FG0K7QCFFNEHNVK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/K7QC/FFNEHNVK/FG0K7QCFFNEHNVK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/K7QC/FFNEHNVK/FG0K7QCFFNEHNVK.SMALL.jpg Patrik So I took this weekend woodturning class at The Crucible in West Oakland, and here's what I made. This is actually my very first woodworking project ever. Needless to say, I'm quite happy with the results.(The Crucible is a really cool place, by the way - they do lots of classes for youth and adults...
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Fri, 2 May 2008 14:44:19 PDT