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https://youtu.be/5W-l6_x8hXo Getting nebulous/aurora effects in resin is easy! Only two ingredients plus some resin, and you can make some pretty cool spacey effects with resin. In this video I show you how I create this effect and share some blanks and a pen I've made with this method. Click the links below to order colorshift [...]
Heating resin casting molds can help out a bit, in this video I cover when I heat my molds up and how I get them toasty
Turning some aluminum honeycomb handles for the new stainless steel honey dipper kits
The skull Halloween lamp project cast and turned on the lathe. Great DIY decoration project!!
Can you cast resin in a metal springform style cake mold? Let's find out!
Finally got a chance to dunk some mammoth ivory and made a bud vase with the blank. See how the blank was made and turned in this video
Got my tickets, got my passport... I'm ready to head to England for Maker's Central 2019!!
Check out the highlights from the SWAT Symposium. What a great weekend!!
Turning the "Cosmos" Alumilite resin and aluminum honeycomb platter
Decided to pick up some glitter and experiment with it in resin, and I was really surprised at how awesome it turned out!
Got to have Carl and Robin Jacobson visit me and work on a collaboration project: the Sunburst Platter
https://youtu.be/sbt6pqtG9rc Finally got the BB-8 Sphere blank turned up, and I'm stoked about how it turned out! First time turning a sphere, and I'm hooked! It was more difficult than I anticipated getting the shape down, but I just kept at it and overall I think it turned out pretty good! I was very happy [...]
Finally made a sphere blank! Had to add something fun to it, so I cast a BB-8 on top of the burl cap too! Really cool project, and the biggest blank to date!
Why I prefer using HDPE for my square resin casting molds and where to buy some if you don't want to spend time making them
Here's my 5 minute quick fix to get those pressure pot screws spinning smoothly again!
Recycled Skateboard blank and some highlights from the AAW Symposium
Dunked some dye stabilized deer antler in resin and made a bolt action pen. Overall, it was a pretty fun project!
Have you heard? The AAW Woodturning Symposium is happening next week in Portland Oregon! Check out the videos below for more information about the events, you won't want to miss them! Also, below the videos you will find information on everyone's demonstrations. https://youtu.be/SBIlfoJWUrI https://youtu.be/dITcgevREjo
First bud vase I've turned, and it was a really fun project... especially when it's a crazy pasta blank!