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Preparing a Canvas

Often when I turn I primarily am preparing wood for further embellishments, such as pyrography, dying, painting, texturing or carving. Over the last while I have been acting as sort of a mentor for a local artist who is experimenting with all sorts of different things including wood carving and painting. 142 more words

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Inspiration is where you find it

I am lucky that I seem to be able to find inspiration for my art everywhere I look but lately I have been trying to use nature’s beauty to embellish my work. 912 more words

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Drying Wood

Like many if not all wood turners I often get lucky and am able to turn green wood. Of course this means that we need to find a way to get it dry after we either rough turn it or turn it to finish. 464 more words

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To Brand or not to Brand

I wonder how many other artists have wondered if a ‘brand’ might be a good idea? I know there are a lot of Artists whose work can easily be identified but for artists like myself this is a real long-shot! 182 more words

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JET 708352 JWL–1236 Woodworking Lathe Review – Worth More Than Its Price

If you are looking for a perfect lathe which is worth more than its price then the Jet Company has another nice product for you. 504 more words

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Candlestick Phone Revisited

I was inspired by a blogger I follow to revisit a candlestick telephone project I did when I first started turning.
The original was a reasonable attempt for a new turner. 151 more words


Cut and Paste

This is part of another piece that I can’t seem to get finished. I needed, I thought to post them here so I could use the photos on a turning site but I can’t get it to work. 87 more words

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