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
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
I attended a special woodturning workshop showing various methods for turning goblets. The workshop was hosted by the Chapel Hill Woodturner’s Club, and taught three different methods for creating one, two, and three piece goblets. The different approaches are useful when: A single piece of wood is attractive as a … Continue reading