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Bread Basket

See how you can make a stunning bread basket using the Arbortech TURBO Plane and Mini TURBO to sculpt a bread basket in less than a day’s work. This bread basket makes a beautiful and practical household item or a wonderful gift idea.

23/07/2020

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Wooden Smartphone Speaker

Watch Arbortech's CEO Kevin Inkster as he sculpts a sound amplifier out of plywood. A quick and straight forward project that can be completed in 3 hours.

23/07/2020

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Twist Candle Holder

Enjoy the process of turning waste wood into a stylish candlestick holder in under 30 minutes. This demonstration shows just how easy it is to upcycle and make a great gift for your family or friends.

23/07/2020

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Hand Lettering Sign

In this short video tutorial, Kevin Inkster will show you an easy and quick way to create a calligraphy sign. You don’t need to be a calligrapher master to create your own piece.

23/07/2020

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Wooden Side Table

Watch Kevin Inkster turn a bunch of logs into a fresh, modern and super stylish wooden side table.

23/07/2020

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Hot Plate (Trivet)

Watch Arbortech’s CEO Kevin Inkster show you how to make this quick project in under an hour using the TURBO Shaft.

23/07/2020

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Rustic Christmas Tree

An ideal power carving project for beginners, this easy Christmas inspired project uses a piece of waste wood along with the Arbortech TURBO Plane and Power Chisel.

23/07/2020

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Rustic Serving Tray

This is a quick and easy serving tray project. Make it simple and rustic or take the technique’s a step further for a more sophisticated finish, it’s up to you!

23/07/2020

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Tree Spirit Light

In this video, Kevin Inkster shows you how easy it is to power carve using the Arbortech Mini TURBO.

23/07/2020

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Chaise Lounge

Designed and created by Kevin Inkster (Arbortech’s CEO and Founder), our Chaise Lounge was crafted from waste pine. This project plan is only intended as a guide to crafting this piece. Please remember that even though we used pine, any timber or sectional dimensions can be used – it’s entirely up to you!

22/07/2020

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Rustic Beach House Sign

Learn how to make this rustic beach house sign with raised letters.

22/07/2020

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Power Carved Wooden Twist Table

Created by one of Arbortech's youngest female woodworkers, Jana. This power carved wooden twist table is a medium wood shaping project that results in a functional piece of art you can be proud of. Combine the TURBO Planes ability for rapid plaining, sculpting and trimming with the freehand power carving of the Mini Grinder and the exclusive molding ability of the Contour Sander to achieve the unique shape of this table.

22/07/2020

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Lily Table Lamp

This beautiful Lily lamp was power carved using green wood leftover from a tree trimming at the Arbortech headquarters.

22/07/2020

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Buddha Face Wood Carving

If you enjoy relief carving, try out the Arbortech Buddha Face Carving project for yourself! Follow the simple steps below and download the template or watch the short How-To Video Below.

21/07/2020

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Power Carved Wooden Twist Table

Created by one of Arbortech's youngest female woodworkers, Jana. This power carved wooden twist table is a medium wood shaping project that results in a functional piece of art you can be proud of. Combine the TURBO Planes ability for rapid plaining, sculpting and trimming with the freehand power carving of the Mini Grinder and the exclusive molding ability of the Contour Sander to achieve the unique shape of this table.

21/07/2020

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Sausage Dog Tray

The Sausage Dog Tray is a great intermediate power carving project that took approximately 3 hours to complete from start to finish. If a Sausage Dog isn’t your preference, you can adapt the tray project to suit your animal of choice!

21/07/2020

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Leaf Shaped Wooden Bowl

Turn a piece of timber into something useful and beautiful – like a leaf shaped bowl or tray. We’ll show you the power carving tools and techniques we applied to bring this woodworking project to life.

21/07/2020

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Salad Servers

Easy to make dinner party utensils that every home needs. Create any shape or style of spoons and add your own touch to suit your home and decor.

10/07/2020

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Berry Bowl

This cute little bowl was made from a tree branch we found. It’s the traditional wooden bowl with a few interesting twists, like a textured and burnt band to give it character.

10/07/2020

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Cloud Clock

Add a personalised touch to a nursery or children’s playroom with a custom clock design. This project is ideal as a gift or present and easy to adjust to suit any taste.

10/07/2020

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Wooden Sign

This project is incredibly versatile as there are so many alternatives to chiselling you can explore. From lettering to kitchen art this will be the start of a whole lot of fun.

10/07/2020

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Laptop/iPad Stand

Power carve your own laptop stand, with beautiful curves and long lines. You can use almost any type of timber planks for this project, including recycled floorboards.

10/07/2020

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Chess Board

Make your own simple yet elegant chess board. Make it your own by choosing whatever wood species you like.

10/07/2020

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