Turned and Carved Maple Vase

I collabed with my wife Robin on this piece. She started turning a few weeks ago and has really been enjoying it. Robin shaped the outside, and I hollowed it out and carved the top to look like water. Tools TOOLS I USEDRobust Lathe http://www.turnrobust.com/ East Wood Tools http://www.easywood…By: Carl Jacobson Continue Reading » Instructables:(…)


Turned Tulip Bouquet

I made a wooden tulip bouquet as one of my first lathe projects. Materials:Wooden blanksDowel rodsStainSealantTools:LatheBand-sawFileForstner (or twist) bitSand paperSander (Belt or Palm)Wood Glue Turn your tulips Set your wood blanks in your lathe.My blanks were about 6 – 8 inches long and 2 inc…By: Scenic Sauthoff Continue Reading » Instructables: exploring – featured



Since the dawn of cooking, techniques to do so have advanced. As these techniques advanced, more primitive methods were left to history. One method that was once commonplace centered around a homes hearth. Meat, generally a roast or fowl, was trussed and suspended from twine and left in front of …By: Charlie Chumrats Continue Reading(…)


Fallout, Doom, and Elder Scrolls are being turned into pinball tables

Bethesda is transforming its biggest games into pinball tables: the publisher just announced that it’s partnering with Zen Studios on Bethesda Pinball. The game will feature three different tables, each based on one of its big three franchises, each with their own unique twists. A Fallout table will have you exploring post-nuclear bunkers, while also(…)


Wood turned table lamp

So I set myself a challenge – make a lamp only out of wood using only a wood lathe and that includes the lampshade!To start with you need to select the right sort of timber. Obviously a dark timber like mahogany is not likely to allow light to shine through it unless ultra thin or(…)

Gizmodo We Finally Know Why The Olympic Diving Pool Turned Green | Deadspin JFK Terminal Evacuated D

Gizmodo We Finally Know Why The Olympic Diving Pool Turned Green | Deadspin JFK Terminal Evacuated Due To “Gunshots” That Were Probably People Cheering For Usain Bolt | Jezebel Do Your Worst, Haters, Gabby Douglas Won’t Crumble | Regressing This Is Why There Are So Many Ties In Swimming Read more… Lifehacker


Justin Bieber turned down $5 million to perform during the RNC

Canadian singer Justin Bieber was offered $ 5 million to perform during the Republican National Convention, according to TMZ, but only passed after his manager threatened to quit. Bieber wouldn’t have been permitted to say anything negative about the GOP or Trump The multimillion dollar offer would have been the largest the singer had ever received,(…)