Scoop, two axis turning

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Project by bushmaster posted 03-26-2014 02:05 AM 1675 views 6 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw this project in a book and have wanted to try to turn one for some time, today was the day. I laminated plywood in the center of the handle for strength and thought it would look interesting. I used a 3 inch ABS coupler for the collet, cut a tapered groove in one end for the chuck jaws and bored the other end out for the scoop. It ended up to be a press fit so no clamp was necessary. It was a quick fun project so if this interests you give it a try.

PS. Where did the handle go. BEWARE

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#1 posted 03-26-2014 04:11 AM

Very nice!

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#2 posted 03-26-2014 05:05 AM

Now,you become “Scoop-Master” also!

very neat- n- unique!

-- just rjR

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#3 posted 03-26-2014 05:27 AM

ohhhh that would rap yer knuckles real good eh?


-- Real_cowtown_eric

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#4 posted 03-26-2014 08:55 AM

Now that is cool, great job and what a fun project…..

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 03-26-2014 11:16 AM

interesting, thanks for sharing.

-- Don, North Carolina, Working full time at retired.

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#6 posted 03-26-2014 12:49 PM


-- Mike from Buffalo "A man spends the first half of his life learning habits that shorten the other half of his life."

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#7 posted 03-26-2014 02:54 PM

good work. Looks like you would have to be very careful.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#8 posted 03-26-2014 05:40 PM

Using the PVC pipe was a great idea. So I just stole it.
I have fussed with making some small spoons to go with the salt cellars I make and I think I have been doing it the hard way. So now I will try a smaller version of your method.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#9 posted 03-28-2014 09:10 PM

Might give this a try. I’ve turned a couple scoops and make them two pieces. My problem has been blowing out the bowl with the expansion chuck, this would solve that.


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#10 posted 03-28-2014 09:19 PM

Even the pictures look dangerous!
But it looks as the results were worthwhile!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#11 posted 01-29-2015 11:17 PM

Turned out very nice!

That looks like something i’d like to try…do you remember what the book was you saw it in?

-- Dan B. , Missouri

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#12 posted 05-20-2015 02:21 PM

Cool idea! I’ll have to try this.

-- Mark, North Carolina

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#13 posted 07-17-2015 10:49 PM

Super cool the way the Plywood integrated the two parts. You didn’t actually do any turning with the handle attached, did you? If so, why?

-- Mark

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