Woodturning

Weed Pots For Spring

Weed Pots For Spring

Here’s a variety of weed pots, 18 of them actually, that I turned back in…

The Robert Sorby TurnMaster

The Robert Sorby TurnMaster

Robert Sorby has done it again with its recent release of the TurnMaster, the first…

My Collections Of Craft

My Collections Of Craft

When my pieces are displayed at home it is very seldom that they are shown…

Some Spiffy Spurtles and Spatulas

Some Spiffy Spurtles and Spatulas

Here’s a grand example of some spurtles and spatulas that I made for a recent…

Three Segmented Pens

Three Segmented Pens

Here’s three segmented pens that I made a couple of month’s ago. It had been…

Happy Easter 2012

Happy Easter 2012

Happy Easter everyone! I hope that the Easter Bunny was good to you! Here what…

The Joy Of Woodturning With Tim Yoder

The Joy Of Woodturning With Tim Yoder

Tim Yoder from The Woodturning Workshop does a parody of ‘The Joy of Painting with…

Michael Hosaluk Day Of Demonstration

Michael Hosaluk Day Of Demonstration

Wow, what a day! I just spent the past seven hours watching a woodturning demonstration…

Projects

The Robert Sorby TurnMaster

Robert Sorby has done it again with its recent release of the TurnMaster, the first tool in the world to combine three cutting edge technologies in one system. This new tool has several unique features and is suitable for woodturners of all levels including anyone that has never turned before. It’s most unique feature is…

The Robert Sorby TurnMaster

Our Number Is Up!

Yes, finally, our number is up. Our street number, that is. Here is a sign that my wife and I recently completed and installed that displays our civic street number. We made it a bit unique, of course. The sign stands about 3 feet tall and about 2 feet wide and in keeping with the…

Our Number Is Up!

05-25-12 – Woodworking Tips And Tidbits

Here are some more tips that I picked up over the past month or so. They come from a variety of sources including books, magazines, newsletters, online and some from personal experience. 1. To crosscut large sheets of plywood on the tablesaw clamp a board under the plywood and use it as an auxiliary fence…

05-25-12 – Woodworking Tips And Tidbits

Safety Tips For The Woodturner II

Well, here we are again, folks, for another round of woodturning safety tips! Yeah, I know, you can never get enough of them! So, because of that, there’s no waiting around, we’ll dive right in: Move the tool rest out of the way, or better yet – remove it all together, before sanding and finishing…

Safety Tips For The Woodturner II

A Splendid Spline Jig

In addition to the Crosscut Sleds I also had to make a jig to cut the slots for the splines on the Maple And Padauk Box that I made. This is basically a cradle that holds your workpiece at a 45 degree angle to the tablesaw blade. This was pretty simple and quick to build.…

A Splendid Spline Jig

Out And About

Michael Hosaluk Day Of Demonstration

Michael Hosaluk Day Of Demonstration

Wow, what a day! I just spent the past seven hours watching a woodturning demonstration by world renowned woodturner Michael Hosaluk at Lee Valley and boy, my head is just a spinnin’! He showed us so many neat and cool…

Festool Demo At Lee Valley

Festool Demo At Lee Valley

A friend of mine and I took the opportunity to drop by Lee Valley today…

A Day With Bowl Turner Mike Mahoney

A Day With Bowl Turner Mike Mahoney

I recently had the opportunity to attend a seminar with renowned bowl maker, Mike Mahoney.…

AWA – A Tool Museum In The Making

AWA – A Tool Museum In The Making

As an added bonus to the Atlantic Woodworkers Association’s visit to the Window & Door…

Reviews

How To Build A Hal Taylor Rocker

How To Build A Hal Taylor Rocker

Master rocking chair maker, Hal Taylor, has released a new version of his book, How…

Dust Bee Gone “No Fog” Dust Mask

Dust Bee Gone “No Fog” Dust Mask

A couple of years ago I ordered a Dust Bee Gone dust mask with little…

The Rolly Munro Articulated Hollower

The Rolly Munro Articulated Hollower

Thanks to my good friend, David Wilkins, I had a chance to try out the…

Lotsa Woodworking Books On Google

Lotsa Woodworking Books On Google

The Internet has opened a whole new world of availability for products and tools that we never had access to before. However, one of the things I dislike about online purchasing is the problem of buying site unseen. This is…

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