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Monday, May 7, 2012

More profiles


Here are a couple close ups of some of the bowls I have been making.

Friday, April 6, 2012

wood lovers





Turned some beautiful wood this week. Also, made a few new profiles on my salad bowls. Check out the Mormon Poplar set.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

New stuff





Here are some new cups I made this week. Should work good in a nice alpine stream followed by some red wine. Life is good. Spring is in the air.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

New old work




Years ago I used to make a hollow form that had an undulated opening that I made with a spindle sander. I did really well at the shows with them. It was a simple embellishment that would add value to a piece without much effort. While I was getting ready for a trip to do some workshops last week the process reoccurred to me. I can't believe I forgot about this. Here's a few pictures of the hollow forms I did last week.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Madison



Had a great time this last weekend In Madison WI. seeing old friends and meeting new ones. Two days of workshops and an all day demonstration. Thanks to everyone. I had a great time

Friday, December 30, 2011

rough out season


It has been since last Spring since I have roughed out any bowls. I am definitely out of shape. My arms are screaming. The gouge was literally bouncing off the wood by the end of the day. I thought it was the grind on my tool. This is a younger mans game. Must take more breaks. I'll try that today.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

new product



Here is my version of the Sierra cup. Believe it or not these are turned. I have the sore knuckles to prove it. Turn the interior with the handle connected, sand, and carve. I got the idea from a cup I bought in Norway years ago. My cups are very similar to the one I got there except mine are partially turned. The shape is very organic. Looking forward to making more and varying the design to make them more personal.