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...
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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||Hearts entwined||09-01-2015 07:28 PM|
|replied on||Charles Neil - a craftsman?||08-20-2015 12:42 AM|
|commented on||FLOWERING HAWTHORNE BOOT - From whence it cometh!||08-07-2015 12:11 AM|
|commented on||SPLIT-RAIL CEDAR FENCE POST - Boppin' Momma's Dancing Shoe!||07-16-2015 06:05 AM|
|commented on||"Car Tires on a Gravel Road" part 2||07-15-2015 02:19 AM|
|commented on||50 caliber bullet flip pen||06-29-2015 11:57 AM|
|added project||50 caliber bullet flip pen||06-28-2015 10:24 PM|
|commented on||Turning a Wooden Scoop #1: How I turn a sccop on the lathe||06-28-2015 04:30 AM|
|commented on||Nine Hole Trivet||06-25-2015 07:34 PM|
|commented on||Grapefruit Bowl and Scoop||06-22-2015 11:53 AM|
|commented on||Two Grooving Tools||06-13-2015 09:31 PM|
|commented on||American Chestnut Tree Carving||06-11-2015 08:32 PM|
|commented on||Maple Burl Grooved Trivet||06-10-2015 11:52 PM|
|commented on||Lever Action Rifle pen||06-03-2015 09:41 PM|
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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...
Well, First off sorry for not being on here much, been busy with work and new customers. A friend on Facebook has started ordering from me. At first it was 1 pen and now we are up to 4 pens, 2 key chains, and to hand carved spoons. To the tune of ...