In keeping with tradition, here are a selection of photos of things I made as Christmas presents this year, starting with the ornaments… Next, the ‘usual’ collection of gifts… For Kerry, I made a large, shallow bowl I’ve been wanting to make for some time. I had to wait until … Continue reading
With my brother-in-law celebrating his 50th birthday this year, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to: 1. Yank his chain a little, 2. Use my new toy! So, a popular item in plasma cutting ‘circles’ is what’s called an ‘F-Bomb’. Now without going into the derivation of this name, the … Continue reading
New birthday present to show off!
Won’t spend a lot of time here today, but here’s a sampling of this year’s Christmas presents that I’ve made: Outtakes The secret to doing decent woodworking is to learn how to correct your mistakes. In the process of making some of these gifts, I made some doozies! I thought … Continue reading
I attended a workshop, hosted by the Chapel Hill Woodturner’s Club, that showed how to turn a perfect sphere on a wood lathe. At first I was interested primarily to learn the mechanics of how that could be done, but, then, after learning how to do it and seeing the … Continue reading