This turned wave platter started off as a piece of maple that was square at 12 x 12 x 2 inches. It is a great woodturning project using left over pieces from other projects.
These step-by-step instructions will show you how to turn a beautiful pepper mill in a weekend.
Turn your own bottle stoppers. The possibilities are endless really.
Here is a twist on the everyday. A double-ended mill for both salt and pepper. Follow along and see how it was done.
At this link you will find downloadable plans to make all three profiles of napkin rings.
At this link you will find American Woodshop with Scott Philips as he walks you through the process of building a turned post coffee table with storage from recycled lumber. Visit their web site, then click on Season 17 and look for Episode 1704 to watch the video.
Contrasting woods and multiple-axis turning yield bold, distinctive tree decorations.
This babys rattle is based on the woodturners old trick of turning a loose ring on a stem or spindle – in this case there are three rings and it is these which provide the sound effects. This rattle is an interesting exercise in woodturning which makes an attractive object. I should explain that it is not my design; in fact I think rattles of this type may have been around for generations. I have found, too, that versions of it exist all round the world.
This handsome pair of salt and pepper shakers will add a touch of charm to your table. Made with use of a table saw, it is both an unusual and welcome project for shops without lathes.
Based on an old family heirloom, this toy top makes a great gift for young and old alike. Send it spinning with a tug on the string.