Here’s a little experiment with a piece of maple this evening. The lighting isn’t great, but I wanted to get a couple quick photos. This Norway maple has nice color.
A simple cylinder shape just turned to go on the lathe, destined to be a big wood turned bowl. The pencils give you an idea of the size.
SHOP TIME!!!! I knocked out a good number of pieces yesterday, including these pictured. Rough-turned bowls in-progress… they will have to dry for about 3 months before I finish them. The first image is a bowl I’ve wrapped in paper … Read More
I took a break this afternoon to do a little wood-turning. So, yes, I’m posting a few more photos of wood – what can I say, I’ve been busy and having fun! The first image was taken inside – the … Read More
Got a little turning in this evening. You can see part of my second load of red oak behind the new bowl blank. Good thing I like turning!
I’ve cut out about 50 bowl blanks so far. There are likely more than 50 left … then I have to return to Herdon with the empty trailer to cut up and haul back another 7′ section, 3.5 feet in … Read More
Nearly finished with another Taneytown History Museum project. I was asked to make a simple podium for a display … this is the result. I wanted to make something that could be used beyond the current display. It has no finish on … Read More
I was just accepted to the Carroll County Artists’ Studio Tour, 2019!! My workshop is listed as Stop #1 (of 17 total – Stop #2 is another fave with Thistledown Farm Pottery also in Taneytown, Maryland). I cannot wait to have the community … Read More
Finished the third of a set of three candle sticks for 3″ pillar candles out of weeping cherry this afternoon. The linseed oil is still drying/curing (you’ll see some on the paper in the individual photos), but I couldn’t wait … Read More
A little progress made in the wood shop today, in preparation for many many beautiful projects!! These blanks are rough turned for pillar candle holders and ornaments. Most of these are weeping cherry. Hint: if you ever have the chance … Read More