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Slowly, but surely.

Changing careers and lifestyles takes time and effort. Thom has gone from driving semi across the country to wood turning. I have gone from teaching high school to writing and crafting. 327 more words

THIS WEEK IN THE SHOP

SMALL TREASURES 2017 by Wood Symphony Gallery

Wood Symphony is pleased to present Small Treasures 2017, an Exhibition of Small Wood Wonders, curated by Larisa Safaryan. The concept is to present pieces, created by both prominent masters and emerging artists, that will be fashioned in a size that everyone could find a place for. 115 more words

Blackwood Bowl

I finished off this bowl a couple of weeks ago and I finally got around to showing it here. It’s made with a hunk of Blackwood that I had picked up somewhere. 73 more words

General Turning

As The Lathe Turns

A few months ago, we added a lathe to our workshop.

Oh, boy, has that opened a world of possibilities!  After getting it setup, Nick turned this bowl from a piece of maple he had in the shop.   569 more words

Honey Dipper-000-Lathe Project 

In my ongoing quest to learn to turn and, to a lesser extent, shrink my mountain of offcuts I present the next beginner project that I have tackled.   261 more words

Spring Pole Lathe

Pole Lathe Notes-1

This will be a first in a series of ongoing post as I learn to use the spring pole lathe.  These posts will be mostly for my own journaling purposes, but it may prove useful to others as well. 581 more words

5-Tools

Doing it on your own, with the best of intentions

I started turning wood a few years ago when my son offered me a lathe at a very reasonable price. About two years ago I got serious about learning to do a good job at it. 343 more words