Category: You Tube Videos

Liveoak Birdhouse Ornament

November 22, 2022 By Billy Burt Sr 0

ou can view more of my turnings here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list…. The members of Worldwidewoodturners.org (www.worldwidewoodturners.org) were challenged last week to turn a birdhouse ornament. This is my answer to that challenge. The body is made from Liveoak, the finial was turned from a mesquite pen blank…

Scrolled Christmas Ornaments

November 15, 2022 By Billy Burt Sr 0

Check out my other scrolling videos here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list…. I’ve been wanting to try a compound cut scrolling and thought this would be a perfect time for it. I started with a 1 1/4″ square pine spindle blank for practice. Then I scrolled a 1 7/8″…

Awesome Turned 3D Sculpture – Osage Orange

November 7, 2022 By Billy Burt Sr 0

I’ve had this oddly shaped Osage Orange cookie laying around for some time. It wasn’t really usable for a conventional turning because of the holes and bark inclusions. So I decided to cut it into pieces on the bandsaw and see what I could do…

Woodturning – Spalted Sycamore Vase

October 26, 2022 By Billy Burt Sr Off

I was asked to demo my hollowing tool and technique by Worldwide Woodturners (worldwidewoodturners.org). I bought one of Tim Yoder’s Elbo Tools and slightly modified the mounting method. I used what I believe to be spalted Sycamore for this project. I got it ready for…

Scrolled Appliques for Chest of Drawers

October 25, 2022 By Billy Burt Sr Off

Check out my cooking videos here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list…. We’ve been remodelling a bedroom and my wife stripped and repainted an old oak chest of drawers. She tried stenciling a design on the drawers, but hated it. So she asked me if I could scroll some instead.…

How to Refurbish Lamps – Turned Wood Lamps

October 18, 2022 By Billy Burt Sr Off

Check out my turning videos here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list…. If you’ve been following some of my shorts you’ll know that my wife is remodeling one of our guest rooms. These lamps came from that room and she asked me to refinish them. One of the lamps was…

Awesome Wand From A Stick – And a Failure

October 10, 2022 By Billy Burt Sr Off

This is another in the Turning on the Cheap series. See the series videos here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list…. I’ve never turned a wand, but I’ve been waanting to try one. As is typical of me, I decided to turn one from a crooked branch rather than a…

New Powermatic Table Saw Assembly

October 4, 2022 By Billy Burt Sr Off

I sold my older Delta table saw and ordered a new Powermatic 64B. See my turning videos here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list…. I wanted a cabinet saw, but couldn’t justify the added expense after reading all the specs. My primary interest was a saw with a riving knife…

Creating Beauty From Diversity

September 24, 2022 By Billy Burt Sr Off

I was finally able to get back on the lathe. See more of my turnings here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list…. I took an old chunk of Mesquite firewood and turned a hollow form. I decided to make a lid for it and used a piece of curly Walnut.…