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 I.     Introduction to designing and turning laminated blanks.

This is the first in a series of lamination demonstrations. It begins with an introduction to lamination. I show how to assemble, prepare, and glue the blanks. I also demonstrate how I design 4 different 2 x 2 x various length blanks. One blank will be turned. For an instructional handout, click <here>.

 II.    Additional techniques to designing and turning laminated blanks.

This is the second in a series of lamination demonstrations. I review how the blanks are prepared. I demonstrate how I assemble, prepare and glue 4 additional designs for 2” x 2” x various length blanks. One blank will be turned. For an instructional handout, click <here>.

 III.     Designing and turning 3” x 3” x 3” bowl blanks

This third in the series of lamination demonstrations shows how I assemble both vertical and horizontal 3” x 3” x 3” blanks to create a variety of turnings, including cups, hollow forms, spheres, eggs, ornament globes and bowls. For an instructional handout, click <here>.

 IV.    Designing and turning 8” laminated plates

This is the fourth in the series of lamination demonstrations. I will show how I prepare the blanks, describe several different designs for inserts, and how they are glued. I will then demonstrate turning an 8” square laminated plate. For an instructional handout, click <here>.

TURNING A Nick Cook Angel

This angel turning project came from an article written by Nick Cook entitled “Sent from Above”. It is an interesting and fun project. It requires turning a ring for the angel’s halo, face place turning for the wings and spindle turning for the body. For an instructional handout, click <here>.

Turning a Laminated flower Vase (1)

The flower vase is approximately 5 1/5” tall and turned from a 2” x 2” x 6” laminated blank. I will show how the blank is created and demonstrate turning the vase. The vase has a 4” x 5/8” hole drilled into before turning to receive a plastic tube. For an instructional handout, click <here>.

Turning a Laminated flower Vase (2)

The flower vase is approximately 5 1/5” tall and turned from a 2” x 2” x 6” laminated blank. I will show how the blank is created and demonstrate turning the vase. The vase has a 4” x 5/8” hole drilled into before turning to receive a plastic tube. For an instructional handout, click <here>.

 V.     Additional techniques to designing and turning 8” laminated plates

The fifth session in the series of lamination demonstrations will further explore more complicated designs for both round and square plates. For an instructional handout, click <here>.

Gluing up and turning Ikebanas.

For an instructional handout, click <here>.

 IV.    Lantern and bird feeder ornaments

Frank demonstrates how to make  lantern and bird feeder ornaments. For an instructional handout on the lantern, click <here>. For a project sheet on the bird feeder, <here>.

Turning Multi-Axis Platters

Frank demonstrates how to turn a multi-axis platter. He show tool and tool sharpening techniques. For an instructional handout, click <here>.

Designing and turning Lazy Sasans and Cheeseboards.

Frank demonstrates how to glue up blanks for lazy susans and cuttingboards. For an instructional handout, click <here>.

Designing and turning multiaxle items on a 4-jaw chuck (spindle work).

Frank demonstrates how to turn a multi-axis platter. He show tool and tool sharpening techniques. For an instructional handout, click <here>.

Turning Laminated bowls.

Frank demonstrates how to design and turn laminated bowls. For an instructional handout, click <here>.

Designing and turning Southwestern bowls.

Frank demonstrates how to design and turn laminated bowls. For an instructional handout, click <here>.

Designing and turning The Versatile Snowman.

Bob Baucom demonstrates how to design and turn a versatile snowman. For an instructional handout, click <here>.

Designing and turning 3" laminated bowls.

Frank demonstrates how to design and turn 3" laminated bowls. For an instructional handout, click <here>.

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