Instructables: exploring - workshop - bowl Mon, 30 Mar 2015 05:58:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 Big Bowl Turning: Stacked Ring Lamination
Big Bowl Turning: Stacked Ring Lamination - More DIY How To Projects]]> ThisWoodwork Inspired by some bowls I had seen, made by Michael Mode, a little while ago I decided to jump straight in at the deep end and make this 500mm (19.5") bowl, using the surprisingly simple technique, stacked-ring lamination. I used my lathe to smooth out the layers, but they could have be power-sanded ...
By: ThisWoodwork

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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 07:52:23 PST
Making a burl bowl
Making a burl bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> CJStephens This is my first Instructable, so please forgive any of my mistakes. I recently Stumbled across a Burl here on the farm. I am pretty sure that it is elm, witch I do not like working with. But burls are normally quite hard so it did not matter much in the end. Tools Things you will need. rotary/...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 08:56:10 PST
How to Make an Angled Segmented Bowl with Your Bandsaw
How to Make an Angled Segmented Bowl with Your Bandsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> rschoenm This Instructable will teach you how to make segmented bowls with angled sides from strips or boards of hardwood. No lathe required, just a bandsaw!There are two ways to prepare the 'blank' to cut your bowls from. I will show both methods:(1) Make an 8-sided or 12-sided ring from segments of wood. S...
By: rschoenm

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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 12:27:05 PST
Stack bowl
Stack bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> bowl1 Hello my fellow Americans, this is a bowl like no other. You can decorate this beautifully exquisite bowl. We decided to make a bowl for this because one day we were watching a movie in class and had no where to put our popcorn. We call our bowl the Stack Bowl. ITime to make: 20 to 30 minutes to cut...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 06:28:25 PST
Firewood to Natural Edge Bowl
Firewood to Natural Edge Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> hank4444 So for this project I used a piece of firewood that had the fewest cracks in it from my pile outside. You want to make sure your wood is dry or else it will split and crack once you turn it. Video of finished product: Any sort ...
By: hank4444

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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 15:29:27 PST
Sugru Ceramic Fix!
Sugru Ceramic Fix! - More DIY How To Projects]]> s214085996 My ceramic bowl was placed down too hard, one too many times and broke perfectly in half, so instead of throwing it away I decided to fix it and add some extra features to prevent it from breaking again using Sugru - here are the steps to how I did it. Equipment You will need:**Broken Ceramic Bow...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 13:53:28 PDT
Cast an Aluminum Bowl!
Cast an Aluminum Bowl! - More DIY How To Projects]]> PopsicleGhoul This Instructable will cover the general process I followed to cast an aluminum (or aluminium) bowl, a replica of a glass kitchen bowl. This is the story of scrap aluminum, melted to a complete liquid, and remade into something awesomely new. My guide will not go into great detail as to the constr...
By: PopsicleGhoul

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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 08:00:24 PDT
Experimenting with 'wood silicone'
Experimenting with 'wood silicone' - More DIY How To Projects]]> Joekevdv With a group of four art students, we were challenged to develop a new kind of material. Together we researched silicone rubber and we decided to use this material as a starting point. After a lot of experiments we discovered that mixing silicone rubber with sawdust made the silicone rubber much mor...
By: Joekevdv

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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 11:44:32 PDT
2x4 Dinner
2x4 Dinner - More DIY How To Projects]]> kludge77 When is a 2x4 not a 2x4? When its a dinner setting for 2. 2 bowls, 2 plates, 2 cups ,2 napkin rings & roughly 400 splinters...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 21:54:25 PDT
Tobacco pipe making
Tobacco pipe making - More DIY How To Projects]]> ElmarsM Hey! First of all I wanted to say, that I'm from Latvia, so I'm sorry for my english. This is a quite detailed, step-by-step instructable about pipe making. I am not a professional, I just wanted to try my skills. First step is to choose the wood for your pipe. In my case the most suitable w...
By: ElmarsM

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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 10:12:54 PDT
NATURAL EDGE BOWL glassman15201 Here is a natural edge bowl and "I made it at the TechShop". And you can make one there also. I started with a crotch of cherry wood that I could not use in my wood. I knew it was from the fall cut and that would work great for an edge bowl. I first mounted it on the lathe the same as a spindle bet...
By: glassman15201

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:45:26 PDT
Plywood Bowl
Plywood Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> glassman15201 This is another in my series of test bowls that "I made it at TechShop". I have been working on things to use to build up a bowl. I hope you enjoy the process. Parts So here are the parts to make the bowl. I did not measure these that are to be quick. But cut the plywood into squ...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:58:51 PDT
how to make a fireplace / BBQ out of steel
how to make a fireplace / BBQ out of steel - More DIY How To Projects]]> hukkitorte This is how to make a nice big firebowl for a BBQ really fast in the workshop.. The Bowl Get a nice top of a boiler.. (sometimes scrapyards have them lying around).This time I bought one, was about 100€. 800mm in diameter and 6mm thickness Find the center Find the exact center and drill a hole...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 08:38:05 PST
Easy Homemade Wooden Tea Cup Without A Lath
Easy Homemade Wooden Tea Cup Without A Lath - More DIY How To Projects]]> mulrich125 Hey everyone so here's just a quick instructable about how I made this teacup without using a lathe. All I used was a drill a sand belt and sand paper. Enjoy! Edit: Thanks so much for the feature on my first instructable! Have fun trying it out! :) Getting Your Wood If you look at my finished pro...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 17:41:18 PST
How to Make Wooden Bowls Using Your Bandsaw
How to Make Wooden Bowls Using Your Bandsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> rschoenm I'll show you how make round wooden bowls from strips of wood and a bandsaw. I don't have a wood lathe, so I found a way to create round bowls using my bandsaw. You can make them any diameter 3 inches and up. The pictures show a few of the bowls I made from mesquite wood. My instructions will get yo...
By: rschoenm

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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 12:21:39 PST
Pear Bowl kludge77 This is a small hunk of pear crotch with a large crack and exposed bark. The wood was from a co-workers fallen pear tree. I took the whole thing and will have pear projects for many moons. The green wood was rough turned in July, it has dried enough for a final turning. Totally size was about 7" o...
By: kludge77

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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 15:17:52 PDT
Staves (duelas)
Staves (duelas) - More DIY How To Projects]]> rimar2000 Hace unas semanas intenté hacer en mi torno un recipiente aproximadamente cilíndrico, y me dio mucho trabajo ahuecarlo. Terminé rompiendo sin querer la pieza de madera, y aunque traté de recuperarla, no quedó bien. Mientras trabajaba en ella, se me ocurrió que sería una buena idea partir de una pie...
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 20:53:56 PDT
My first Guksi (or Finnish: Kuksa; Swedish: Kåsa) balu92 First of all: I am pretty bad in English :) It wasn't planned to put my little project online, so forgive also the bad pictures. This is for inspiration: Some Details: Wood: Birch (no burl) Kuksa: Guksi (or Finnish: kuksa; Swedish: kåsa) is a type of drinking cup traditionally duodji crafted by ...
By: balu92

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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 13:19:32 PDT
Multi-functional ductape bowl.
Multi-functional ductape bowl. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bauwser This little bowl (or big, that depends on what you need) is made from an empty roll of ductape and some ductape offcourse. Its very simple and can have many uses, plus it is disposable (but can also be re-used in some cases) and it takes less than 5 minutes to create. Necessities: Empty ductape ro...
By: Bauwser

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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 08:49:00 PST
Cherry bowl fasaxc Had a good time on the lathe yesterday. I turned this bowl from cherry. My first try at a decorative rim went quite well and I was pretty happy with the shape. Unlike the previous two bowls that I attempted out of zebrawood, it neither smells bad (zebrawood smells like cheese), nor did it explode a...
By: fasaxc

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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 15:50:41 PST
Lathe turned plastic bowl
Lathe turned plastic bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 ...
By: SlickSqueegie

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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:51:53 PST
Segmented Turning Blank (for bowls and cups)
Segmented Turning Blank (for bowls and cups) - More DIY How To Projects]]> JoeGadget Decorative cups and bowls can be made on a woodturning lathe, and are often made out of a single block of wood (or a straightforward laminated block of wood).  For a more complex appearance, try a segmented wood turning.  In a segmented turning, the turning blank is made out of a series of stacked w...
By: JoeGadget

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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 19:38:11 PST
recycle pallet wood into turned art
recycle pallet wood into turned art - More DIY How To Projects]]> montana mindsmith this instructable is about how to take a chunk of pallet wood and turn it into a bowl/vessel on a lathe.  this is not a "how to turn" instructable; there are lots of those out there as well as plenty on how to build your own lathe if you don't have one.  this is simply one way i like to re-use palle...
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Tue, 27 Nov 2012 18:38:54 PST
Wooden Bowl SelkeyMoonbeam This is just a photo instructable to show off the pretty bowl I made on a wood lathe. It's not a step-by-step because as far as wood-lathe-bowl projects go, it's pretty basic- if you know the principles (which you should learn from someone in person if you can), I'm sure you can produce a similar r...
By: SelkeyMoonbeam

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Mon, 1 Oct 2012 21:16:18 PDT
Turned bowl and apple fasaxc I made this turned bowl and apple at Techshop, San Francisco using the wood lathe. The bowl is cherry.  The apple is soft maple with a walnut stalk, which I also turned.  The best way to learn to make either is to take a class and then search for turning videos on youtube.  The cuts for making a bo...
By: fasaxc

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Thu, 20 Sep 2012 19:08:58 PDT
From Blank to Bowl
From Blank to Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> frankenboom Wooden bowls are beautiful and easy to make because they come straight from a log. There isn't any cutting or gluing, so the natural beauty of the wood can shine. Once you figure out how to use the lathe tools properly, it's really satisfying to watch the shavings pile up by your feet. First, you ne...
By: frankenboom

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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 14:43:47 PDT
Make a bowl out of a log part 1
Make a bowl out of a log part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> SlickSqueegie The only thing I like better than turning bowls out of wood, is turning bowls out of free wood! Throuought the summer trees fall down. Im constantly looking for nice pieces carelessly thrown out.  The only bad part about it is they are always wet. Wood has a high percentage of water stored in the tr...
By: SlickSqueegie

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Fri, 23 Mar 2012 17:26:58 PDT
Wine Barrel fruit bowl
Wine Barrel fruit bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> liquidhandwash This is the fruit bowl I made from wine barrel planks, the red stain on the inside of the bowl is from the red wine that used to be inside the barrel. Stuff you will need After making the wine barrel beer table, I spent I long time sitting and thinking on a  pile of oak barrel planks which are cu...
By: liquidhandwash

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Sun, 12 Feb 2012 02:19:10 PST
Making a Pipe (Part 1): The Stummel
Making a Pipe (Part 1): The Stummel - More DIY How To Projects]]> shakezula Edited to add: Hey y'all, Thanks so much for the wonderful comments and positive feedback on this tutorial! I was not expecting such a warm reception, and I'm very glad that people have found this useful and enjoyable. While I have to acknowledge that the pipes I've made and share in the following p...
By: shakezula

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Sun, 5 Feb 2012 20:47:44 PST
Hand Bowl
Hand Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> PenfoldPlant Here's a small bowl I made from interlocking layers of birch plywood. I designed it using Poser, Blender and Autodesk 123D Make, then used a laser cutter to precisely cut all 40 of the pieces. The bowl stands at about a foot in height and, despite being very light, is sturdy and extremely well bala...
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Tue, 10 Jan 2012 12:47:32 PST
Segmented Salad Bowl Maple and Walnut
Segmented Salad Bowl Maple and Walnut - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
How to sharpen lathe chisels
How to sharpen lathe chisels - More DIY How To Projects]]> jskingry Anyone who has had a lathe for more than a week knows that you need to sharpen your chisels and sharpen then often.  Nothing dulls tool steel like a 3000rpm spinning chunk of wood.  I have recently gotten back into wood turning after a ten year break from it so I am revisiting my sharpening techniqu...
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Sat, 26 Nov 2011 14:50:27 PST
Wood Turnings hackmattr I have been working with wood since I was Eleven years old. I started using a lathe when I was fourteen and the pictures above are of some of the turnings I have made.   Spalted Maple Goblet- The first two pictures are of a Captive Ring Goblet made from Spalted Maple. The Captive ring is around the...
By: hackmattr

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Sun, 13 Mar 2011 21:31:21 PDT
bent wood hand-shaped bowl
bent wood hand-shaped bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
How to make a bowl from a flat plank
How to make a bowl from a flat plank - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jor2daje This instructable will show how to make a bowl from a single plank of wood, using only a jig saw and wood glue, the bowl could be mounted on a lathe to clean it up but is not necessary. This is a great way to get a nice large bowl from a cheap piece of wood. materials Materials and Tools: -jig ...
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Sun, 4 Jul 2010 21:05:42 PDT
Paper towel stand.
Paper towel stand. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Computothought Again Mr. Cheapo here is looking for ways of doing things without spending a lot of money. Tis is another coat hanger creation. Nice because I did not want to hang anything on the wall, have something that was not disposable or not easily transportable. Try this at your own risk. Slight chance of ey...
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Sat, 5 Jun 2010 00:54:44 PDT
Oil lamp with three matches
Oil lamp with three matches - More DIY How To Projects]]> steam_cannon You can make an oil lamp from just three matches. This is also a good way to recycle used cooking oil. Most oils will burn well in this type of oil lamp and three matches tends to be the magic number to get a good lasting flame. What you need are: 1.  A book of paper matches. 2. A piece of wire, ...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2010 09:23:16 PST
Foreclosure Bowl
Foreclosure Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> wholman Pushed by unfolding events, a crop of "For Sale" signs has been popping up all over the country this summer; selling houses, boats, cars, motorcycles, RVs, and many other things. A lot of these signs are made from thin sheet steel or aluminum. One might inquire on Craigslist about possible used si...
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Wed, 5 Aug 2009 09:13:52 PDT
How to Replace a Toilet
How to Replace a Toilet - More DIY How To Projects]]> taskmapper This article will explain the step by step process involved in removing a old toilet and replacing to with a new one.Toilet Replacement TaskMap - Click to see full size pictures Original source of this article. Shared with permission Shut off the water supply Turn the supply valve clockwiseThing ...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2008 08:42:36 PDT
Simple Plate Display Stand
Simple Plate Display Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> jeff-o My wife and I recently visited the Dominican Republic, and returned with quite a few souvenirs - among them, a set of five colourful decorative plates. We needed a way to display them, so I created some simple and easy to make display stands with some wood I had sitting around. They turned out wel...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2008 08:38:10 PDT
Wood Shop Projects 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) 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...
By: Patrik

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Fri, 2 May 2008 14:44:19 PDT