Cryptex

From Wikipedia: The word cryptex is a neologism coined by the author Dan Brown for his 2003 novel The Da Vinci Code, denoting a portable vault used to hide secret messages. It is a combination of the words cryptology and codex; “an apt title for this device” since it uses …

Jaxturners Ornament Videos

The North East Florida Woodturners Association has uploaded two new videos from their October meeting. With Christmas coming up these are timely videos on turning ornaments. In the first, Ed Malesky demonstrates how to turn acorn box ornaments. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QyIt6xmvMc In the second, Ed demonstrates how to turn a five-piece ornament. …

Threaded Pewter Collar

The Northeast Florida Woodturners Association (Jaxturners) have posted the video of their February 2012 meeting demonstration on YouTube. In this video Keith Larrett demonstrates casting, turning, threading and texturing a pewter collar in a hollow form. You can watch parts 2 & 3 of this demo and their other videos …