Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodturning - woodworking - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 10 Dec 2016 22:32:54 PST BLOX v1.01 Make a decorative wood snowman http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Decorative-Wooden-Snowcouple/
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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 21:47:34 PST
From Firewood Log to Bowl (First Woodturning Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Firewood-Log-to-Bowl-First-Woodturning-Projec/
From Firewood Log to Bowl (First Woodturning Project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/0F81/IVO3PQ9M/F1U0F81IVO3PQ9M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/0F81/IVO3PQ9M/F1U0F81IVO3PQ9M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/0F81/IVO3PQ9M/F1U0F81IVO3PQ9M.SMALL.jpg craftedworkshop I turned this chunk of firewood log into my first bowl on the lathe. This is my first ever woodturning project, and most certainly won’t be my last. Turning is one of the most rewarding woodworking skills I’ve learned thus far, and now every log I see seems to contain a hidden bowl. To see this proc...
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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 07:49:14 PST
Poisoned Apple http://www.instructables.com/id/Poisoned-Apple/
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Sun, 25 Sep 2016 14:33:31 PDT
Jellyfish LED Accent Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Jellyfish-LED-Accent-Lamp/
Jellyfish LED Accent Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/CTXN/IRXSVL7V/FTXCTXNIRXSVL7V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/CTXN/IRXSVL7V/FTXCTXNIRXSVL7V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/CTXN/IRXSVL7V/FTXCTXNIRXSVL7V.SMALL.jpg Carl Jacobson On a recent trip to the beach, my wife and I were browsing through a local store and saw these jellyfish-inspired air plants made with sea urchin shells. Of course, I immediately started thinking about how to create a jellyfish project of my own in the woodshop.MaterialsOne piece of wood for the bod...
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:45:48 PDT
Wood Turned Bird Call http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turned-Bird-Call-About-Me/
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:31:13 PDT
Pocket Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Watch/
Pocket Watch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/IJ6U/IQQUTVL5/FAOIJ6UIQQUTVL5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/IJ6U/IQQUTVL5/FAOIJ6UIQQUTVL5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/IJ6U/IQQUTVL5/FAOIJ6UIQQUTVL5.SMALL.jpg Carl Jacobson Maple and Bocote Pocket Watch. The watch is 2 1/4" by 3/4" This is a pretty easy project that can be done in about an hour. I used a chuck, but it can be done with a faceplate. Start with a piece of wood at least 1" by 2 1/2". Parts NeededClock insert A small piece of wire measuring 3/8" by 1 1/2" T...
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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 11:19:42 PDT
Pokemon PokeBall http://www.instructables.com/id/Pokemon-PokeBall/
Pokemon PokeBall - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/S81D/IQLHX6PT/FO2S81DIQLHX6PT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/S81D/IQLHX6PT/FO2S81DIQLHX6PT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/S81D/IQLHX6PT/FO2S81DIQLHX6PT.SMALL.jpg Carl Jacobson Tools neededLatheSphere jigRoughing gougeEasy Wood RougherSpindle gougeParting toolForstner bit 1"Jacobs chuckSandpaperAcrylic paint Prepare a piece of wood I started with a piece of wood 9" by 3 1/2" I mounted it on the lathe between centers, and used a roughing gouge to bring it down to a 3" ...
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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 09:18:26 PDT
Woodturned Engagement Ring Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodturned-Ring-Box/
Woodturned Engagement Ring Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/5OSW/IPY0RHJU/FO85OSWIPY0RHJU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/5OSW/IPY0RHJU/FO85OSWIPY0RHJU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/5OSW/IPY0RHJU/FO85OSWIPY0RHJU.SMALL.jpg Craft Curious We are glad to announce that your friends here at Craft Curious are officially engaged! True to our nature, we had to include a craft in our engagement. That's why I secretly made this little redwood ring box to hide the ring inside. We spent the weekend down in Asheville, NC, and during a foraging ...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 20:18:28 PDT
Lovers' Tree Vase - Personalized Woodturned Wedding Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Lovers-Tree-Vase-Personalized-Woodturned-Wedding-G/
Lovers' Tree Vase - Personalized Woodturned Wedding Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/T4X6/IPY0RI9B/F1NT4X6IPY0RI9B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/T4X6/IPY0RI9B/F1NT4X6IPY0RI9B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/T4X6/IPY0RI9B/F1NT4X6IPY0RI9B.SMALL.jpg Craft Curious The Lover's Tree Vase is the perfect personalized wedding gift, and can also serve a center piece for the bride and grooms table at the reception. It invokes our collective nostalgia for young lovers who who seek to make their love timeless by carving their initials into a tree. We made this gift fo...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:28:25 PDT
Wooden Napkin Rings http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Napkin-Rings/
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 12:05:21 PDT
Camera assisted Bowl coring http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Assisted-Bowl-Coring/
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 11:26:15 PDT
Portable Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Amplifier-1/
Portable Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/4WK9/IP5PCOZO/FIG4WK9IP5PCOZO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/4WK9/IP5PCOZO/FIG4WK9IP5PCOZO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/4WK9/IP5PCOZO/FIG4WK9IP5PCOZO.SMALL.jpg Carl Jacobson Portable speakers for your smartphone, electric guitar, and more! This portable amplifier from Trash Amps can be made from, just about anything. I made this Walnut enclosure for mine, but you can use anything from pop cans to mason jars. Face Plate I started out with a piece of Birdseye Maple 1" ...
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 08:52:25 PDT
Laminated reclaimed wooden bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Laminated-Reclaimed-Wooden-Bowl/
Laminated reclaimed wooden bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/TK3I/IP4BXXWB/FWZTK3IIP4BXXWB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/TK3I/IP4BXXWB/FWZTK3IIP4BXXWB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/TK3I/IP4BXXWB/FWZTK3IIP4BXXWB.SMALL.jpg StoneCreekTurnings The vast majority of the bowls I make are made from salvaged wood. In the spirit of using reclaimed wood I decided to go try using an old floor board from a clock factory and an unused pressed board siding piece. For the body of the bowl I used a chunk of black walnut from a tree that had been sta...
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 19:52:57 PDT
Offset Winged Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Offset-Winged-Bowl/
Offset Winged Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/0BBH/IMAVOYX8/FJT0BBHIMAVOYX8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/0BBH/IMAVOYX8/FJT0BBHIMAVOYX8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/0BBH/IMAVOYX8/FJT0BBHIMAVOYX8.SMALL.jpg Carl Jacobson This was my first try at one of these. I used Maple for the bowl, and Bark Oak for the chopsticks. Pick out a piece of wood The piece I used for this project is 9" x 9" x 4" The diameter can be what ever you want, but I would start with at least a 3" thick piece. This will give you enough materia...
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 15:41:36 PDT
Wooden Easter egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Wodden-Easter-Egg/
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Fri, 25 Mar 2016 20:05:41 PDT
Make an eggbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Eggbox/
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Fri, 25 Mar 2016 15:00:53 PDT
Make an egg candlestick (or two) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Egg-Candlestick-or-Two/
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Wed, 23 Mar 2016 03:19:17 PDT
Make Custom Cabinet Pulls http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Custom-Cabinet-Pulls/
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Sun, 20 Mar 2016 12:44:11 PDT
Turned wooden Jewelry Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Turned-Wooden-Jewelry-Box/
Turned wooden Jewelry Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/DLCQ/ILTQGCR1/FTADLCQILTQGCR1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/DLCQ/ILTQGCR1/FTADLCQILTQGCR1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/DLCQ/ILTQGCR1/FTADLCQILTQGCR1.SMALL.jpg StoneCreekTurnings I really enjoy creating things that I can give as gifts, best of all a gift for my wife. This wooden box is intended to hold her bracelets inside and several rings on top. A mainly make bowls so this box was a great change of pace. Its a great feeling being able to show your spouse what you have ...
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Tue, 15 Mar 2016 21:20:54 PDT
Woodturning A Plywood Cigar Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodturning-a-Plywood-Cigar-Pen/
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 20:51:31 PST
Ultimate Lathe Dust Collection http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Lathe-Dust-Collection/
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 09:43:27 PST
X-Wing Starfighter http://www.instructables.com/id/X-Wing-Starfighter/
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 15:05:09 PST
Wood Turning 101 - What You Need To Know To Get Started on the Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turning-101-What-You-Need-To-Know-To-Get-Star/
Wood Turning 101 - What You Need To Know To Get Started on the Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HY20/IDTAPL7M/FONHY20IDTAPL7M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HY20/IDTAPL7M/FONHY20IDTAPL7M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HY20/IDTAPL7M/FONHY20IDTAPL7M.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Wood turning can seem like a mystery to many woodworkers. In fact only a very small percentage of woodworkers and makers are familiar with the lathe. I recently got a small lathe, and I thought it would be interesting to go over the basics. So when I had the opportunity to ask master wood turner Car...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:54:31 PDT
Building Big Blue, a Home Made Wood Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Big-Blue-a-Home-Made-Wood-Lathe/
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 07:55:33 PDT
DIY Sanding Cord - for Wood Turners http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-sanding-cord-for-wood-turners/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 17:15:04 PDT
Big Bowl Turning: Stacked Ring Lamination http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Bowl-Turning-Stacked-Ring-Lamination/
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 07:52:23 PST
Football Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Football-Bowl/
Football Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/H9D6/I48CRZZ3/FRLH9D6I48CRZZ3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/H9D6/I48CRZZ3/FRLH9D6I48CRZZ3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/H9D6/I48CRZZ3/FRLH9D6I48CRZZ3.SMALL.jpg Simon Beggs Wood Turning This is my football shaped bowl. Its a simple project for the lathe that just has that added creativity.What you need- timber (2 pieces of good timber + 1 waste block)- brass rods (mine came from hooks)- epoxy glue- pva glue- wood lathe- saw (I used a band saw however hand saws also work)- clamps- a...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 23:31:11 PST
Giant wooden Lego men http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-wooden-Lego-men/
Giant wooden Lego men - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/CQ7T/I3THIW7M/FMTCQ7TI3THIW7M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/CQ7T/I3THIW7M/FMTCQ7TI3THIW7M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/CQ7T/I3THIW7M/FMTCQ7TI3THIW7M.SMALL.jpg Simon Beggs Wood Turning These are some giant Lego men that I have made. They have all the movements, clips and operations that a standard Lego man has. They are to scale (1 : 6.25). The timbers I have use are Huon pine, Australian red cedar and American walnut. More works @ www.facebook.com/pages/Simon-Beggs-Wood-Turning/1...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:51:39 PST
Firewood to Natural Edge Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Firewood-to-Natural-Edge-Bowl/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 15:29:27 PST
Turning a Segmented Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-Segmented-Bowl/
Turning a Segmented Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/1RKB/HVVKKYJK/FN61RKBHVVKKYJK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/1RKB/HVVKKYJK/FN61RKBHVVKKYJK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/1RKB/HVVKKYJK/FN61RKBHVVKKYJK.SMALL.jpg r-philp This is my instructable for turning a segmented wooden bowl. I made this one with salvaged wood from old projects and furniture. It uses cherry and maple for the contrast, but you can use almost any hardwoods. I've found that it helps to pick ones of similar hardness. When you sand them, one won...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 19:01:53 PDT
Blue Jean Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-Jean-Bracelet/
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By: kludge77

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Fri, 30 May 2014 19:53:26 PDT
Steampunk Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Desk-Lamp/
Steampunk Desk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Steampunk desk lamp. Brazilian cherry, plywood and pipe cobbled together for a little industrial illumination. Finished with wipe on poly, hammered grey spray paint and little bit of metal nonsense cobbled together from my shed... I added some gears and bits from carriage bolts and electrical fitti...
By: kludge77

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Sun, 4 May 2014 20:13:44 PDT
Make a Yoda desk ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Yoda-desk-ornament/
Make a Yoda desk ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/44SW/HTEUCVZT/F0844SWHTEUCVZT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/44SW/HTEUCVZT/F0844SWHTEUCVZT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/44SW/HTEUCVZT/F0844SWHTEUCVZT.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I turn a Star Wars candy dispenser into a sage desk ornament. Master Yoda's wisdom should not be discarded so readily.. The wood is claro walnut with a wipe on poly finish.
By: kludge77

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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:18:54 PDT
Pencil Spin Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Pencil-Spin-Top/
Pencil Spin Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/U4LY/HSM50JYN/FKOU4LYHSM50JYN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/U4LY/HSM50JYN/FKOU4LYHSM50JYN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/U4LY/HSM50JYN/FKOU4LYHSM50JYN.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This is a piece of sycamore turned to a top shape. You then insert a pencil and spin it up. I used 1/4 copper collars to give the pencil a tight grip. It draws cool circles and shortening or lengthening the pencil will give it different paths as it alters the center of gravity.
By: kludge77

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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 07:52:47 PDT
Tippie Top: This might be the most fun thing I've ever made http://www.instructables.com/id/Tippie-Top-This-might-be-the-most-fun-thing-Ive-ev/
Tippie Top: This might be the most fun thing I've ever made - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/S0W4/HM8DB45I/F7VS0W4HM8DB45I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/S0W4/HM8DB45I/F7VS0W4HM8DB45I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/S0W4/HM8DB45I/F7VS0W4HM8DB45I.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This was turned on my lathe from a small piece of claro walnut I had in the shop. It was originally from a bag of firewood I bought.   I turned it in about 15 minutes, but it took anther 30 minutes to get the shape right for it to flip over on it's head.
By: kludge77

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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 11:06:50 PDT
Making Buffing Wheels for Wood turning http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Buffing-Wheels-for-Wood-turning/
Making Buffing Wheels for Wood turning - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/SX25/H2WESRG6/FROSX25H2WESRG6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/SX25/H2WESRG6/FROSX25H2WESRG6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/SX25/H2WESRG6/FROSX25H2WESRG6.SMALL.jpg killimangnome If you enjoy woodworking, you know how important finishing your project is. If you are a wood turner in particular, you probably have seen the buffing systems on the market. If you have seen them, you also have probably seen how expensive they are. Because of this, I decided to make my own wheels, w...
By: killimangnome

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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 11:59:29 PDT
From Blank to Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Blank-to-Bowl/
From Blank to Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/578N/H2ULR4LN/F2K578NH2ULR4LN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/578N/H2ULR4LN/F2K578NH2ULR4LN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/578N/H2ULR4LN/F2K578NH2ULR4LN.SMALL.jpg 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
Multi-Axis Turned Wood Canteen http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Axis-Turned-Wood-Canteen/
Multi-Axis Turned Wood Canteen - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/2589/GYQFN1IK/FP52589GYQFN1IK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/2589/GYQFN1IK/FP52589GYQFN1IK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/2589/GYQFN1IK/FP52589GYQFN1IK.SMALL.jpg Scotttland   Multi-axis, or 'eccentric' wood turning is the turning of parts in two or more phases, set at different axis.  The different axis can be parallel, angular, or at 90 degrees.  In most cases, this will mean turning a piece of wood in a very lopsided way, with the center of gravity offset from the ax...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 19:46:47 PST
Guide to Turning Acrylic Pens (Video Guide) http://www.instructables.com/id/Guide-to-Turning-Acrylic-Pens-Video-Guide/
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By: Wi11

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Thu, 22 Sep 2011 20:12:23 PDT
Recycling Old timbers (reciclando maderas viejas) http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycling-Old-timbers-reciclando-maderas-viejas/
Recycling Old timbers (reciclando maderas viejas) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/D2AZ/GH89ZQBI/FGWD2AZGH89ZQBI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/D2AZ/GH89ZQBI/FGWD2AZGH89ZQBI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/D2AZ/GH89ZQBI/FGWD2AZGH89ZQBI.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Please, help me correct the English translation Hace dos años, más o menos, debido a una vieja gotera, me vi obligado a reemplazar el machimbre del techo del garage. Como resultado obtuve algunas decenas de maderas de pino en buen estado, de 1 cm de espesor por 9 de ancho, y de largo variable. En c...
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Fri, 3 Dec 2010 10:59:32 PST
Cheap Woodturning http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Woodturning/
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By: merijnvw

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Sat, 11 Jul 2009 11:46:21 PDT
Wood Shop Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Shop-Projects/
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By: MadMechanicMike

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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/
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By: Patrik

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Fri, 2 May 2008 14:44:19 PDT