More bowls, less wood

I had seen several articles explaining how to take two planks and cut them on a bandsaw, glue them together and make a bowl out of them.  I didn’t feel like trying to… Continue reading

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Look Mom, I still have all of my fingers!

My bandsaw isn’t large enough to cut my blanks round so I pretty much have to use my chainsaw to do it.  My biggest problem as always been cutting the corners off.  I… Continue reading

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Finished product

Awhile back I did a post where I showed a picture of some Osage Orange that I had turned down and a piece that was untouched.  It is hard to imagine that something… Continue reading

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The gift of wood

I visited my family in Michigan a couple of weeks ago and before I left my uncle told me to stop by because he has some wood for me.  In the past he… Continue reading

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Photo quality upgrade

I just got my new nice new photo booth from Amazon; I decided it was finally time to upgrade from my handmade version. For my new booth I went with the 20″x20″ version… Continue reading

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What’s underneath that worn exterior

In previous posts I have had similar pictures. I always love taking a found piece of wood and finding out what it looks like after it has been turned and polished. Well, last… Continue reading

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Review of wood sealer

At first when I started turning wood I would just let the freshly cut wood sit outside and until I was ready to use it. It rarely turned out well due to tons… Continue reading

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Odd but useful

This is probably one of the stranger things I have made but if you can why not? I had been using a stick and garden shovel to clean up my backyard after my… Continue reading

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A 2nd wooden head

Ok, the biggest thing I learned from making the first head is trim down the log before you try to start turning it on the lathe. It might be really fun to make… Continue reading

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Making a wooden head

I love being presented new and different challenges. My aunt does some fantastic hand dyed yarn and wanted to know if I could make a wooden head to display hats and scarves made… Continue reading

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