Updated blog post about how to turn a Christmas ornament is now live on Instructables.com: https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Turn-a-Christmas-Ornament/
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Turning A Bottle Stopper
In the ever expanding quest to turn square things round I recently decided to try something new. I drink wine, and sometimes don't drink the whole bottle.Whatever are you to do? Why, turn a bottle stopper, of course! Materials needed: 1.5x1.5x3 inch block of wood. Can go bigger, but much will be trimmed down for … Continue reading Turning A Bottle Stopper
Turning Christmas Ornaments
Below are the instructions I came up with for turning Christmas ornaments. These are the type with the globe and finial. Definitely not an item for beginners, but these are nice objects to turn and when you get it right they can be quite beautiful. You'll need the following items: Lathe Chisels Band saw (optional) … Continue reading Turning Christmas Ornaments