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May 15 Green Turning

Here are the bowls that I turned green today.  I turned some White Oak for the first time. It was very hard but is absolutely beautiful. I turned one of the White Oak bowls to the finished thickness and am … Continue reading

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Ambrosia Live Edge Rough Out

These are two live edge Ambrosia Red Maple bowls that I roughed out this afternoon.  I used my McNaughton Center Saver to core out the smaller bowl.  I turned these from a green (wet) log, leaving the wall thickness approximately … Continue reading

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New Business Card

I had some new business cards printed recently.  My cards are printed on two ply, birdseye maple veneer.  Yes, they are made of real wood!!  Thank-you Cards of Wood for your help!!  Check out their website, they make Christmas cards … Continue reading

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Remick Harvest Fest 2014

Diana and I put together a booth/demonstration at the Remick Farm Harvest Fest today.  I was demonstrating wood turning for the crowd.  I made spinning tops that the kids could have.  Diana utilized her decorating skills and did an awesome … Continue reading

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Some Finished Bowls

I have finally had a chance to finish some bowls.  Here are some pictures of my recently completed bowls.

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More Bowls Roughed Out 5/4/14

I roughed out some more bowls this weekend.  I have found that I must convert green logs and burls into roughed out bowls as soon as possible after cutting them down.  Storing green logs leads to checking and wasting of … Continue reading

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April 12, 2014 Bowls

I spent today roughing out some more bowls.  I cut up what looked like a really good Red (Soft) Maple burl that Harold Cook gave me from the Remick Farm.  It had extensive internal bark seams that could cause problems.  Fortunately … Continue reading

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April 5, 2014 Bowl Production

I spent the day roughing out green bowls from Black Cherry Burls and a big piece of Butternut.  These bowls are green (wet) and will shrink and warp as they dry.  They are intentionally turned with thick walls to allow … Continue reading

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Turning American Chestnut

Tim, forester at Forest Land Improvement, found a living American Chestnut tree on his parents woodlot.  This is a rare occurrence because the American Chestnut tree species was essentially wiped out by the Chestnut Blight.  Tim harvested the tree before … Continue reading

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Winter Wood Collection

Winter is a busy time for me in many ways.  Work is crazy and on the weekend I can ride my snowmobile.  My turning tends to slow during this time but I always end up collecting a significant amount of … Continue reading

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