Monday, August 23, 2010

Outof Control Woodturning





Welcome to my woodturning blog. 
I have been woodturning for around 12 years. I started woodturning to turn table legs for woodworking projects but once I started woodturning I became addicted.
If you think you would like woodturning by all means go for it but be forwarned that once you start woodturning you won't stop.
I put a bunch of pictures together to create a slideshow of some of the more common woodturnings that I do. You can see the segmented woodturnings I do similar to the large umbrella vase to the right at my website.
http://www.outofcontrol-woodturning.com
Click on any of the slideshow pictures below and it will bring you to my picasa album where the pictures are larger and the wood species are identified.

Segmented woodturning

I also have a site that deals with segmented woodturnings. On this site I have lots of instructions for building segmented woodturnings as well as quite a few segmented examples.












Staved wood bowl

 Staved Woodturning

This is a squidoo lens that I wrote that was chosen for lens of the day. You can find the full article at the link below.
http://www.squidoo.com/building-a-bowl-from-a-board
Did you know Squidoo lensmasters are some of THE craftiest people in the world? It's true! Ok, so maybe we're a little biased, but you can't blame us when you see today's lens from turner-bob. Building a Bowl from a Board is a well crafted lens that can will help any woodworker turn a bowl from a normal wooden board.
Learn step-by-step how to select the basis for you
masterpiece and tried-and-true tips for ensuring it turns out the way you've planned. Bob has several gorgeous hand-made wooden bowls on display that look as if they should be in a museum.
Whether you're a master crafter, budding artist, or just love to browse, Bob has an entire collection of woodworking lenses that are sure to impress.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Woodturning examples

Wooden Goblets

I also turn wooden goblets.
You can see my wood goblet site at woodgoblets.com
I also have a squidoo article explaining exactly how I build this type of woodgoblets.
You can find it here
http://www.squidoo.com/-woodturning


Custom built guitars

And while I'm not busy doing wood turnings I also build custom guitars. My guitar site is below
http://outofcontrolguitars.com/ 

Custom built guitar necks

Yes, I also build custom guitar necks. Here's my neck site


Full instructions for building guitar necks can be found on this squidoo page.