Wood Turning Most People Think Of Bowls As Being Round In All Fairness They Usually Are However Sometimes It S Fun And Interesting To Try Turning Something New
Wood turning most people think of bowls as being round in all fairness they usually are however sometimes it s fun and interesting to try turning something new is post about Magazine bookmarked by jeff with ID 1916776102 was uploaded on 05-02-2019 and has been viewed 19,961 times.
Square Dish This square dish, with a patina rim, is definitely not your standard dish, but you'll see below that there are no special machines or tools needed to create it.All you really need is just a few turning techniques, and the confidence to apply them to something a little different.
In fact, you'll discover that turning a square dish is really exactly the same as turning a round one, as far as the techniques are concerned.This attractive small dish is the perfect place to drop your car keys and change, although I am sure you will find many uses for it.
This dish is approximately 8" in diameter and was turned from maple.The rim was also turned from maple and then blackened with patina.Patina is a liquid wax which, when applied creates a dark coloured finish through oxidation.
Interestingly 'patina' is also a Medieval Latin word for a shallow dish or bowl, so both interpretations apply equally to describe this dish.Square Off the Piece of MapleTo start, square off an 8"x 8" x 1" piece of Maple on your table saw to get nice right angles.
Onto the four edges, glue on waste blocks of wood.This...