MN Woodturners Association

Woodturners Association

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2016-10-08 09:00:00 2016-10-08 09:00:00 America/Chicago Minnesota Woodturners Association Ornament Class 1 Information:

This is a Hollow Globe Ornament class taught by Mike Hunter and Bob Meyer.

In this class you will learn how to make a globe, how to hollow a small form. Then create a top cap to fit the globe and an icicle that will be attached to the bottom of the globe.

Below is a photo of a globe created in class by Doug Ashton. 

Tools: I you have small hollowing tools bring them, there will also be tools available for your use.

A bowl  gouge for the outside of the globe is needed. A small bowl gouge or spindle gouge to be used on the spindle portion of the ornament.

A Parting tool, and and a scraper might be useful.

We will be providing some Boxelder with red streaks in it for the globe. Cherry for the spindles.

If you want to bring your own here is what you need.

Wood for globe: Minimum size a cube 2 1/2" square X 3" long or up to an inch larger. 

Wood for Spindle and cap. 1 1/2 square  6" to 8" long.


Houck Machine Company, 12811 16th Ave N, Plymouth, MN 55441