2016 SFWW Pen Turning Challenge

  I turned this pen from oak grown in Texas, and this video is my submission for the SFWW 2106 Pen Turning Challenge. This is just a small way to say thanks for all that our troops do for our country. Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=UCKe-pEeWEPFcQoses8JLj6g “Pure Attitude” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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How Fast Can I Turn This Pen? 6:39

David Picciuto of MakeSomething.tv challenged us to see how fast we can make a pen. That sounded like fun, so this is what I came up with. Thanks to David for the encouragement! I’m sure I wouldn’t have done this if he hadn’t posted the challenge. Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=UCYrXvMdKbXYtONur3rnRHcg “The Show Must Be Go”, “Aces High” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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Woodturned Rustic Goblet: Entry for Challenge Tree 2016

I turned a very rustic goblet from a tree limb, as my entry to Dominic Bender’s “Challenge Tree 2016” contest. This particular limb had the misfortune of growing into some power lines and had to be pruned. Perhaps that’s what gave it such a gnarly appearance? Thanks to Dominic for hosting this challenge: http://www.dominicswoodworks.com/chal… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLKy5… Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c… “Aces High”, “Funkorama” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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Building a Wall Hanging Award Shelf

My son has been accumulating awards from academic and sports activities and needed a place to display them. I built a wall hanging award shelf from a red oak board which I bought at the home center. I turned 22 pegs for holding ribbons and placed a shelf on top for holding trophies. Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=UCYrXvMdKbXYtONur3rnRHcg “Aces High”, “Funkorama” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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Magnetic Mushrooms: A Woodturning Project

I used some scraps leftover from pen blanks to make some two-toned refrigerator magnets in the shape of mushrooms. It’s a good way to use up those tiny pieces of scrap wood, and a nice skill builder as well. And they’re just kinda…cute. This project uses straight cuts, convex cuts, and concave cuts, and while they’re really pretty simple, it’s practical example of basic woodturning techniques. I use the spindle gouge which I made the handle for in a previous video, and a skew chisel exclusively. Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=UCKe-pEeWEPFcQoses8JLj6g “Modern Jazz Samba”, “Carnivale Intrigue”, “Cuban Sandwich” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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WoodTurning Fun: Turning a Handle for a Spindle Gouge.

I got a good deal on a Sorby spindle gouge and turned my own handle. Even though I really love saving money, I also enjoy basic projects like this. It’s nice to think about using this tool for years. It’s hard to do a direct comparison of the Sorby tool to my other H.S.S. tools because the edge retention depends on the angle and type of edge. But I have no complaints; it’s a nice tool, and the smaller size is great for more detailed spindle work. Plus it gave me a chance to use my favorite spindle turning tool, a skew chisel.   “Aces High”, “Honey Bee” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Affordable WoodTurning Practice Blanks

In this video, I show you how I made A BUNCH of woodturning blanks which I will use for spindle turning practice. I used salvaged 2×6’s but I could have purchased lumber at the home center for very little cost. “Carefree” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b…

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Making a Wooden Top: Skew Chisel Practice

As a challenge to myself, I decided to see how fast I could make a wooden top using a skew chisel. No major catches, and it turned out OK. Not as good as if I had gone slower, but it also didn’t go flying across the room. 🙂 I made some others which were a bit faster, but they were quite rough in places. “Quirky Dog”, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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