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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|added project||Live edge bowl is done||05-25-2015 03:14 AM|
|commented on||Mesquite Hollow form||05-19-2015 12:36 PM|
|added blog entry||Natural edge bowl #1: Starting a first for me||05-18-2015 12:10 AM|
|commented on||A big mistake on the Lathe||05-10-2015 09:29 PM|
|added project||Second cedar bowl||05-10-2015 07:19 PM|
|added project||Cedar Bowl||05-10-2015 03:39 AM|
|commented on||A big mistake on the Lathe||05-10-2015 02:24 AM|
|added blog entry||A big mistake on the Lathe||05-10-2015 12:14 AM|
|commented on||Beer Barrel Can Insulator||05-08-2015 01:41 AM|
|commented on||Never say never||04-15-2015 12:25 PM|
|commented on||pecan spoon||03-24-2015 09:21 PM|
|commented on||Coffee Scoops||03-08-2015 04:43 AM|
|commented on||Steak Boards by 45||02-25-2015 02:42 AM|
|commented on||Bowl #94..a save||02-23-2015 02:40 AM|
|added project||Just messin around||02-15-2015 02:40 AM|
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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 ...