Hey Guys and Gals, Just thought that I would do a little tool gloat… I pulled the trigger on a Grizzly GO555Lanv 14 inch Bandsaw. I bought the riser kit for it too. So now I am joining the big league with this. This is how it arrived. ...
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Location: Grand Rapids, MI
I have been in woodworking most of my life. I grew up learning the trade from my father. I served in the Marines from '85-'89. Got out of the habit of woodworking for 15 years. When I married my second wife 12 years ago, I got back into it. I have a small shop in the front room of a 16X80 mobile home. I just started carving in 2010. Carrying on the legacy of my Grandmother, who began carving in her 80's
I make games, birdhouses, cars and trucks, and other misc. stuff.
-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI
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|commented on||Olive Wood Lidded Box||03-10-2017 04:01 PM|
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|commented on||Wine Glass||03-03-2017 12:17 AM|
|commented on||Knife Block||02-27-2017 03:13 PM|
|commented on||Hummingbird Carving||02-18-2017 02:44 PM|
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|commented on||Mesquite Turnings||02-18-2017 08:56 AM|
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I apologize for my absence here lately. I have been working 7 days a week for about a month now. I have also been in the process of starting a new business, Rick’s Rustics is no more, Kruse Custom Creations is the new business. I am worki...
I am just now getting into natural edge or “live edge” turning. Got this piece from LJ Jim Jakosh. Sol far I am learning a lot. I am doing this all by trial and error. Here are a few pics of the bowl so far Onward and up...
The following is a safety warning to all turners out there. Make sure to check the wood over carefully before turning. I thought I did that but this happened: It was a piece of cherry that had a knot on the side of it that I did not...
I know it has been awhile since I posted. But I have been busy with work and playing with my new toy. Plus dealing with the loss of both my Mother and my wife’s Mother within two weeks of each other, has been a really trying year. But the...