Inspiration Series

Inspiration Series

The purpose of our Inspiration Series is simply to showcase the beauty of woodturning and inspire people to create. No sales pitch or in-depth instruction, just sit back, watch and enjoy as a craftsman creates a beautiful turned piece.

Turning a Calabash Bowl

A Calabash bowl features a round bottom and is typically turned from green wood so that it warps slightly, imitating traditional bowls made from...

Turning a Wooden Platter with Glenn Lucas

This is a short video from our friend Glenn Lucas showing the process of making a simple wooden platter. Filmed at his workshop in...

Turning a Thin Wall Bowl with Glenn Lucas

In this inspirational video Glenn Lucas turns a very thin wall bowl. Filmed at his workshop in Ireland. Director of photography - Nathanael MacDonald. Produced...

An Early Morning Project with Glenn Lucas

Follow Glenn Lucas one morning as he turns a holder for his breakfast. Filmed at his workshop in Ireland. Cinematographer - Basil Al-Rawi. Produced and directed by...

Turning a Salad Bowl with Glenn Lucas

Take a closer look at how Glenn Lucas turns a wooden salad bowl, from the tree to a beautiful finished piece. Filmed at his...

Turning a Natural Edge Bowl

Note: The piece shown in this Inspiration Series video was made of Silver Maple. A natural edge bowl is one where the rim of the...

Turning a Capsule Box

Inspired by Ray Key's most popular box style, the beauty of the Capsule Box lies in it's simplicity and the way it feels in...

Turning a Salt Canister

Note: The piece shown in this Inspiration Series video was made from Cottonwood and finished with beeswax. One of my favorite turning projects is a small...

Turning a Utility Platter

Utility platters are one of our favorite turning projects.  You can store fruit in them on your kitchen table as a decorative touch, or...