How to Turn a Lidded Box – A Woodturning Project

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When presented with an empty honey jar from Pooh, Eeyore is delighted.  It is a perfect place to put his present from Piglet, a deflated red balloon.  Everything works out in the end.  Turned lidded boxes are also perfect for storing small articles or knick knacks.  The inspiration for this project was a post on […]

Turn a Fidget Stick for Kids 5 to 85

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A fidget roller, flip toy, or fidget stick is an easy turning project.  A set of two allows two people to fidget at the same time or you can do tricks as well.  While there are a lot of embellishments that can be done, a plain wooden fidget stick still works to relieve tension. Design […]

Wooden Handle – A woodturning project

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My wife is great in the kitchen.  I love to turn projects that she then uses to create culinary delights that I get to eat.  One day she asked if I could make a wooden handle for her tablespoon measure.  The metal spoon had lasted longer than the plastic handle.  I think it suffered contact […]

Turned Weed Pot – A woodturning project

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Spring is when all the flowers are in bloom.  Your little ones bring Mom bouquets of wild flowers.  True they are weeds and the best place for them is in a weed pot.  A small turned weed pot is perfect for that bunch of flowers picked by tiny hands.  You can always use an extra […]

Diz: A Turned Fiber Tool Project

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Turned wood and fiber are a natural combination.  Think of the turnings on a spinning wheel, from legs, to spokes, to supports for the flyer.  Wood and spinning, kind of makes sense as they are both fibers after all.  There are lots of fiber tools that you can turn.  One of the simplest is called […]