It’s been quite a while since I’ve turned a chip-n-dip platter, so it’s good to be making one again. This is a beautiful piece of ambrosia maple with some lovely birdseye and lots of character. I’ve rough turned the piece and it’s now soaking in a denatured alcohol bath. I’ll be fitting it with a […]
For the past few days, I’ve been rough turning some salad bowls. I’ll be finishing off my supply of hickory with these bowls. Maybe now I can tackle the rest of my lumber pile before I acquire as much Box Elder as I can handle in March!!! So, to the point of this post… My […]
Just a quick post to show my work from last night. My wife had to sleep at work due to pending inclement weather. Apparently I worried a bit too much about road conditions and suggested that my wife go in… Anyways, I drowned my loneliness in wood shavings and finished up my lot of hickory. […]
Over the years of exploring wood turning forums, a name began appearing, Thompson Lathe Tools.
This is a little cedar bowl I made back in 2012 and put on display at the Sunset River Marketplace. I really enjoy turning cedar. The contrast in the wood along with the smell make it a joy to work with. Anyways, it sold last month!!! Knowing that someone likes your work enough to pay […]
The latest addition to the ornament family of 2013. They have already been adopted too! What a happy Christmas story. On the left is ebonized oak with holly finials. It is 4.5″ tall and weighs .933oz.On the right is lacewood with sapele finials. It is 5″ tall and weighs .837oz.