I am working on a commission project that required me to make a rather large hollow cylinder. It needed to be 9” in diameter with a 1/2” wall thickness, and about 11 inches long. The client wanted to use Jatoba, which I could only ge...
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Location: Simpsonville, SC
Been pursuing artistry in wood for 3 years or so. I love the variety, surprises, and challenges this brings, not to mention the sheer beauty of the wood. God puts it in there, and lets me uncover it! Turning is my passion, and I enjoy combining it with the artistic blending of stone and mineral inlay. Who knew how much fun it could be?
-- patience is a virtue ... in woodworking, cooking, and life in general
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|added project||Civil War Pen and Ammo Box||09-09-2013 09:10 PM|
|added project||Lidded Pecan Vase on Stand||09-07-2013 01:56 PM|
|added project||Pecan Bowl||02-10-2013 02:18 PM|
|commented on||A Box For a Handle of a Rusty Old Knife||10-07-2012 12:43 PM|
|replied on||Finishing Walnut??????||08-19-2012 05:33 PM|
|commented on||Burl Bowl with Stone Inlay||05-03-2012 08:41 PM|
|commented on||Ancient Stump #2 Stone Inlay||05-03-2012 08:40 PM|
|added project||Ancient Stump #2 Stone Inlay||09-19-2011 01:32 AM|
|commented on||Natural Edged Maple Burl Bowl||09-08-2011 01:48 AM|
|commented on||"Ancient Stump #1" Stone Inlay in Cherry Crotch||08-30-2011 12:31 AM|
|added project||"Ancient Stump #1" Stone Inlay in Cherry Crotch||08-28-2011 09:17 PM|
|commented on||Stone Inlay, Birches #2 on Walnut||08-04-2011 11:03 PM|
|commented on||Arts & Crafts Clock||08-03-2011 11:43 PM|
|commented on||box elder bowl||08-03-2011 01:43 AM|
|commented on||Stone Inlay, Birches #2 on Walnut||08-02-2011 10:38 PM|
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Hi, all, and thanks again for reading. We left off with the piece having had its “first” grind. The idea at this stage is to get the stone almost, but not quite, flush with the wood. This reveals unfilled voids in the inlay that h...
Welcome to the second installment! I had some pieces of leftover marble from a flooring project the former owner of our house had left behind. Just a word here on minerals and stones. I never buy pre-crushed stones. They are too uniform for ...
The raw Hickory blank was one I purchased a few years ago, which was wax-dipped and about 11” in dia. by 2” thick. It was completely dry when I started. I mounted the blank from what will be the front with a faceplate ring and 6 scre...
Hi all, I am thinking about offering beginner-to-intermediate turning classes in my workshop. I enjoy teaching, especially to enthusiastic students. I am looking for inputs from the Lumberjocks community about the ins and outs of offering paid cla...