DIY Dizzy Bowl – Lessons Learned

February 2, 2023 By Billy Burt Sr 0

To see more turning on in the Turning on the Cheap series click here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list…. I decided to try my hand at a dizzy bowl. I glued up a number of scraps and thin pieces until I had a blank large enough for my liking.…

DIY Thread Rack

January 28, 2023 By Billy Burt Sr 0

You can see more of my flatwork videos here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list…. My wife asked me to make her a rack for all her spools of thread. And she wanted it to mount on the wall behind her sewing machine. I’ll take you through the process of…

Six Sided Box – Multi-axis Turning

January 23, 2023 By Billy Burt Sr 0

After my last multi-axis box if it was possible to do a 6 sided turning. This video shows that you can. I used Ashe Juniper again and this was not without its issues. But I got it done. Lid and finial are all one piece.…

French Style Rolling Pin – Elm

January 17, 2023 By Billy Burt Sr 0

My wife’s best friend asked for a French style rolling pin. I turned this one for her from a small Elm tree. It is 20 inches long and 1 3/4 inches in diameter. I finished it with Ack’s Polish/Restoring Paste because it is food safe.…

Finishing the Dogs

January 10, 2023 By Billy Burt Sr 0

I scrolled these on my last live a few days ago. Now they are all sanded and glued up and ready for paint. That’s what I’ll be doing today.

Scrolled Cross & Robin

December 31, 2022 By Billy Burt Sr Off

You can see me scroll the cross here: https://youtu.be/X4vcGG1LTss. I thought it was time for me to finish up the robin I scrolled on a scroll-off some time back. I’ll take you through the process of making the special backer and making the frame. It…

Multiaxis Vase/Twig Pot

December 26, 2022 By Billy Burt Sr Off

I had an Alder glued up cutoff about 2″ square. Since is was in essence a spindle blank I decided to do another multiaxis turning. You can view how I turned a multiaxis box here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IY7Xs…. This time making a twig pot instead of a…

Live Turning – Wonky Goblet

December 20, 2022 By Billy Burt Sr Off

My editing computer is down so I thought I’d do one last turning for the year. This will be (if it works out) a multiaxis Goblet. I’m not known for my traditional style so we’ll see what happens.

Emerging Bowl – Liveoak Crotch

December 18, 2022 By Billy Burt Sr Off

Worldwidewoodturners.org had another challenge. This time for a piece turned from a crotch. You can view more of my turning series here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list…. I had this piece of Liveoak laying around and it looked to be a good fit for something I wanted to try.…