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NETWORK AND EXPAND! #1: NETWORKING IN OUR COMMUNITY*MUST READ*

04-24-2017 11:43 AM by Jace McDaniel | 0 comments »

Hey guys i just thought I’d talk about the importance of networking with each other in the woodworking/maker community. Social media is a HUGE platform to show your work and meet other woodworkers all over the world( i think we all know this) but i just wanted to share my usernames for my platforms in hopes you guys could give me a follow and ill return the favor. Its all about growth and i have a dream of making this my way of living and you wouldn’t know how much it would help m...

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Beaded vessel #8: Finished

04-16-2017 11:06 PM by Julian | 5 comments »

Finally finished this piece.

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Beaded vessel #7: Almost Done

04-15-2017 02:36 AM by Julian | 3 comments »

Have not had much time to work on this project but I am almost done coloring the design.Still need to finish the top rim and part off the bottom.

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Beaded vessel #6: Decorating the top half

04-09-2017 12:54 AM by Julian | 1 comment »

Spent some time finishing the pattern on the top half. With the exception of the rim. Haven’t decided on what to do with that part. Colors: Lapis (blue), cardinal (red), & dark brown.

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Beaded vessel #5: Coloring with ink pens

04-07-2017 02:41 AM by Julian | 2 comments »

Finally finished burning all the lines so now it is time to start coloring in the design. I changed the design from what I previously posted. Here is a photo of the design I chose and my progress. For this design I am using dark brown, a deep red, and blue.

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Beaded vessel #4: Burning 99.5% complete

04-05-2017 02:53 AM by Julian | 1 comment »

I still have two rings at the center to complete and the top rim. This has taken me over a week to get to this point.

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Beaded vessel #3: Design for the colored beads

04-03-2017 01:11 AM by Julian | 0 comments »

After several attempts I finally have a design I like. Once the lines are all burned the next step will be to color the beads to match the design.

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Beaded vessel #2: Burning more lines

03-29-2017 02:22 PM by Julian | 5 comments »

I have burned about 25% of the lines which has taken me about 4 hours. Only a few more lines to burn.

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Beaded vessel #1: Started making beads and burning lines.

03-27-2017 02:25 PM by Julian | 7 comments »

I recently saw some videos on how to make a “basket weave illusion” bowl. There are some fantastic examples on the internet by wood turners such as Doug Schneiter and Harvey Meyer. I just had to give this a try.Here is one of their projects: The beads were cut with two different sized beading tools (3/16” and 1/4”). One beading tool is a Robert Sorby tool and the other is a D-Way tool. The D-Way tool cuts smoother in my opinion. When all the b...

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"Square" Turnings #1: Off-Cut Turning #1

03-22-2017 07:06 PM by onefullturn | 0 comments »

I recently posted a project involving a square turning and was asked how it is done. I often use this method to turn small boxes from off-cuts. Let’s start with this piece of spalted maple. It has nice spalting and a bit of spongy wood on one face. That part will be turned away. I start by mounting between centres and truing up the face near the tailstock. With small pieces like this, turning the corners does usually not present any problems. I start with a 1/4 inch bowl gouge to...

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