My Old Woodturning Shed

Here’s a quick tour of a woodturner’s workshop. There’s no sound, just a pan and scan. But its still neat to check out someone else’s workspace.

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Woodturner Makes a Rattle

Here’s a neat video where a wood turner uses a bow driven lathe to turn a small baby rattle. He uses one hand to spin the headstock, his other hand and foot to control the cutting tools! The guy uses his feet to turn! Very cool to watch.

Woodturning Turning A Base For Basket Weaving

Carl Jacobson ( shows you how to turn a base for a woven basket. Very clever project that turned out beautiful.

Turning Salt and Pepper Mills

The Apprentice and The Journeyman provides a woodworking video tutorial showing how salt and pepper mills are turned on the wood lathe. Black walnut is used in this wood turning along with a variety of lathe tools.

Woodturning a Salad Bowl

Here’s a long 5 part series on turning a huge Salad Bowl. It will take you awhile to get through all the videos, but it is fun to see it come together in real-time.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

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Woodturning Projects Maple Box

Carl Jacobson ( turns a small maple box. He goes through the entire process, taking you from start to finish with a ruff piece of wood to your sanded and finished project with paste wax and mineral oil for a superb finish. Carl also goes through the turning tools he uses for the majority of his projects.

Woodturning – honey dipper

Antti Sorvamaa turns a honey dipper with a captive ring. Great video showing the entire process. You can find his website at (in finnish)

Woodturning Turning a Keychain on the Lathe

Carl Jacobson ( turns a keychain from an old cutting board. You won’t look at thrift store cuttingboards the same after watching this video. He walks you through the entire process of turning a keychain with a hidden compartment for toothpicks or a spare $20 bill.

Greenwood Turnings – What is Woodturning?

What does it take to turn wood? What does it look like when we do it? Magnificent works of art can be created by woodturning, and each piece is unique. Come check out our website at and check out our gallery of hand crafted art.

Woodturning a box

Here’s a great video demonstration set to music. From log to elegant box with fitted lid.

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