Wood Turning This Easy Project Can Make A Nice Table Accent It Can Also Be Used To Display That Collection Of Special Ornaments The Wire Hangers Are Purchased And The Bases Are Turned Using A Favorite Piece Of Wood Two Of The Three Which I Turned For This Article Are Done In Rosewood And The Third Is Pau Loupe
Wood turning this easy project can make a nice table accent it can also be used to display that collection of special ornaments the wire hangers are purchased and the bases are turned using a favorite piece of wood two of the three which i turned for this article are done in rosewood and the third is pau loupe is post about Magazine bookmarked by carl with ID 13725017616 was uploaded on 01-01-2019 and has been viewed 376,323 times.
Ornament Display Stand I approached this project the way most faceplate turning is done, with the exception that I used a different tool from the usual to form the beads.I also show a different way of reverse chucking than I usually use.
The wood used for this project is rather valuable so, to avoid wasting any wood, begin by fixing a waste block to the piece to be turned so that you can grab it with the chuck, as shown in photo 1 below.
You could turn a spigot from the piece of wood, but this would mean sacrificing at least ¼' of the wood.Another advantage of using the waste block is that it can be used over and over again on different projects.
To shape the pieces, you only need to use one gouge: a ⅜' bowl gouge.I have this particular gouge ground on a 60-degree angle with a side grind profile.This means that the sides of the flute are swept way back, exposing a large cutting surface.
With this particular grind and gouge, a neat, clean cut can be made.Hold the piece of wood in the chuck with the waste block and prepare the wood by taking an...