The first creative step in wood turning is with cutting down a tree and getting it loaded on the trailer with a focus on getting the most from each piece of wood. If you cut a tree down and lop … Read More
I wanted to share a little project with you on a display case I’m making for the Taneytown History Museum. The bottom will be a basic wood box, while the top (what you see here) will be a Plexiglas or … Read More
Shop at Douglas Heck Turnings on Etsy.com Most available pieces will be on my Etsy Shop at https://www.etsy.com/ shop/ DouglasHeckTurnings/. I’ve added several new pieces today (December 9, 2020) and will be adding more throughout the week. Still time to … Read More
Acrylic (plexiglas) Welding Sourcing Wood Weeping Cherry Woodturning Projects A Rough-Turned Maple Bowl In-Progress The New Laguna REVO 1836 Lathe Welcome to My Website . . . Turned Maple Vase In Progress I’m Turning Bigger Bowls Now Playing in the … Read More
Wood turning is a wonderful activity. These rules and recommendations are designed to help you get the most out of your experience. As you turn, I’ll give you tips to achieve a good result and avoid problems. The sounds … Read More
What is Custom Turning? Custom Turning is the process of taking wood from a tree and making a keepsake from that wood on the lathe. Items that can be made include bowls, ornaments, platters, and candle sticks and candle holders … Read More
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