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Christmas Tree Ornament These decorative b*lls are a big hit at Christmas time and make wonderful gifts.It's a great project for both the beginner as well as the advanced turner because they can be made as simple or as complicated as you like.
A simple diamond pattern is a good place for the beginner to start.The star pattern shown here is a bit more complex but the steps are the same.You can use any symmetrical pattern, so come up with some of your own.
Prepare your stockChoose straight grained lumber with no voids or knots.Prepare a blank 3" x 3" x 9" (see Note 1).Mark and punch the center on each end and mark the corners as indicated in Drawing 1.Mount the blank between centers and prepare one end to mount in your chuck.
Turn just enough to fit the chuck without removing the corners from any other part of the blank.Draw a circle in the center of the blank 1/2" smaller than the finished diameter of 2 1/2" and extend lines around the blank at each end.
Your pattern should fit within this circle (see Note 2 and Drawing 2).Remove the wasteWith the blank...