Learn to turn a block of wood into beautiful pieces with host Tim Yoder in Woodturning Workshop. Using a lathe to “turn” the wood as he carves, Tim creates decorative pieces like a green bowl, wooden goblet and paper-weight, as well as functional household items like a wooden scoop, rolling pin and chair spindles.
Tim takes you through the process of creating a beautiful lidded box from Mahogany. This episode features a special technique which allows you to see inside the box as it is hollowed.
Wooden plates are a must for every wood turner to have in their collection. Bubinga is Tim's wood of choice in this week's episode.
Tis' the season on the Woodturning Workshop as Tim creates a unique Christmas ornament to decorate the tree.
The court is in session on the Woodturning Workshop as Tim makes a gavel and striker from cocobolo. Tune in for the verdict!
Batter up! This week Tim hits a home run by making a baseball bat using ash. A new tool, the center steady, is introduced and spindle techniques are shared.
This isn't just another "cookie cutter" episode of the Woodturning Workshop. Tim shows some special hollowing and spindle techniques to make a functional and elegant cookie cutter.
This episode is for the young and young at heart as Tim puts his own "spin" on everybody's favorite toy....tops!
Wooden goblets have been used for thousands of years; this week Tim keeps the tradition alive by making a goblet from walnut. Learn hollowing and sealing techniques.
How do you make a bowl? First you start by harvesting the wood. Tim discusses everything from wood selection to chainsaw safety in this first of three episodes.
In part two of this three part series, Tim shows you how to turn a green (wet) wood blank and prepare it for drying. But stand back; shavings will fly in this episode!
In this final episode of a three part series, Tim shows you how to take a dried bowl blank and complete a finished bowl. Also Tim visits the American Association of Wood-turners 2005 Symposium in Overland Park, Kansas.
Triangular turning is in store at the workshop this week as Tim creates a beautiful earring stand from walnut.
An antique rolling pin, dating back over a century, is re-created from walnut. Special sealing techniques for water resistance are demonstrated.
Let your senses flow as Tim creates a beautiful potpourri pot from myrtle burl. How to inset a pewter lid hollowing techniques and are shown.
Tim transforms a century old fencepost into an exquisite weed pot using Osage Orange. Characteristics of the fence post are left intact, preserving the rich history of the wood.
Every wood-turner should have a homemade tool in their collection. In this episode, Tim makes a scraper with a purple-heart tool handle. In addition, he shows how to turn brass a ferrule and insert the steel.
Who says you can't cork your wine bottle with style? Tim turns some ornate wine stoppers this week on the Woodturning Workshop. Also, learn how to add some flair to your stopper by inlaying man-made materials.
An antique chair is in desperate need of help, and it's the Woodturning Workshop to the rescue! Learn how to re-create and duplicate matching chair spindles.
Don't let those important papers fly away! In this episode, Tim uses his own unique design to create paperweights from an Australian Banksia tree pod.
So what's the scoop this week on the Woodturning Workshop? Tim creates a handy kitchen scoop out of walnut, and shows you how to use a lathe mounted sanding disk to help shape the scoop.
The writing is on the wall...or rather the lathe as Tim creates a beautiful wooden pen and a special shop pencil.
This one is for that 'little turner' in your life. Purple-heart and maple are the woods of choice as Tim turns a baby rattle. Safety issues and guidelines are also shared.
Thin...scary thin...translucent thin...Tim shows you techniques to make a bowl thin enough that light shines through.
Let the Woodturning Workshop light up your life! Well at least a room or two. Tim 'illuminates' you with techniques for making a candle holder and an oil lamp.
Impress your friends with a new twist on turning. A twist top that is. ..as the Woodturning Workshop shows you how to create threads in your work. You will learn how to make threads in wood and apply that knowledge to various projects.