Here’s a little tease of what’s on the lathe right now. I’m planning to have it off the lathe tonight, but you know how plans go… I used a propane torch to scorch the wood and I’m waiting on my new BurnMaster Eagle to arrive before I can finish the area between the burnt section. I’m really […]
The nail head trim upholstered headboard… My wife longed for one. She showed me pictures, and I said “Oh, that’s nice” with a smile on my face. The answer to the following question made me cry a little inside… I asked “How much? I wouldn’t mind getting a new headboard.” I went through the 3 […]
I’ve had lots of interest around this bowl after sharing the rough turned photo in my post, Chip-N-Dip On The Way. Well, it’s 8 months later (where does time actually go?) and the piece is ready to be finish turned. I used the “dip” portion of the bowl to expand the chuck jaws into. Since the inside surface […]
One of my fellow WGNC members offered to show me the ropes of the McNaughton bowl coring system. I was unfortunately out of town when he hosted the guild a month prior demonstrating the same thing. So, we set a time that would work for both of us and I realized something… I needed to […]
Alright Alright. Yes, I have actually been working on the TV stand since I originally announced the project in late June. However, as fate would have it, I injured my rib while on vacation a few weeks ago. As I mentioned when announcing the project, I am recording the entire process for your enjoyment… I […]
Ever wanted to create your own business card holder? I think it’s only fitting to display your cards in a handmade display in front of your work at craft fairs, a gallery booth, or on the desk at your 9-5. Here’s my approach. It’s always nice to change up your turning projects every now and then. […]
My second Box Elder turning! Here’s the process of creating an end grain vase. I’d been sketching like any good artist should do and became fixated on a vase design that was waiting for the right piece of wood to come around. When I acquired the Box Elder tree, I knew there would be a […]
This table was built during 2009 while studying at Appalachian State University. Watch part 2 here, and you can catch part 3 here!