Doug is a wood-turner located in Carroll County, Maryland. Self-trained on the lathe, I love what I can create out of a simple block of wood, God’s creation. For me, the process of turning a block of wood into a … Read More
Here are a few of the questions I hear from time-to-time. If I have not answered your question here, feel free to email me at info@DougsTurnings.com. I’ll get back to you as quickly as I possible.
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Wood is all around us. Fortunately, I have a number of folks who think of me when they have trees cut down on their properties. A friend of mine, Tim, came along to help with cutting and loading the wood. … Read More
I’ve been working on many turned pieces in Weeping Cherry, mostly bowls, but some candle holders for 3″ pillar candles. Here are a good selection of photos taken by Kelly Heck Photography, showing off the Weeping Cherry.
Here’s a quick look at a medium maple bowl, freshly roughed out on the new lathe. I roughed it out green – it had some moisture in it, but it was not very wet. The bark peeled off fairly easy … … Read More
I just purchased a new lathe. WOOHOOOO! I already had a few lathes in the wood shop… so you might wonder WHY in the world I would retire my Jet 1442 Lathe. The Jet 1442 Lathe still comes in handy, … Read More
Hi! I’m Douglas Heck! I am a self-taught woodturner, local to Taneytown, Maryland. I warmly welcome you to my new website. Here you can learn about me and how I got into woodturning, keep up with my projects in the wood shop, … Read More
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.