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The NWG Annual General Meeting

The NWG Annual General Meeting

This month was the final meeting for the 2009-2010 season of the Nova Woodturners Guild and as tradition has it, the Annual General Meeting. The meeting began with the reading of past meeting minutes and then went directly to business issues that included an update on our meeting location for next season. We will continue […]

Enclosed Burned And Textured Bowl

Here’s an enclosed bowl that I recently turned, burned and textured. It features a wide textured band that is between two thin bands that were burned with a series of small dots and then stained. Like the Textured Maple Bowl With Burnings the natural textured band gives the bowl a different feel and also gives […]

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A Peyoke Drum Bowl Made Of Maple

Here’s a different take on a bowl that I did recently. Its straight side, flat bottom and accents reminds me of a drum, hence, a drum bowl. It is made of Maple and it’s 8″ (20cm) in diameter and 2″ tall (5cm). The rim and base are accented with a series of small burned dots […]

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A Maple Bowl With A Blocked Band

Here’s another bowl in the Peyoke series that I turned out of Maple. It has a stained band that was carved and burned in a block pattern with a large ‘dot’ in their centers . It is 6 1/2″ in diameter and 2 1/2″ tall and finished like the others with EEE Cream and Shellawax. […]

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More Burned And Stained Tea Lights

Here are four more burned and stained Maple tea lights that I done recently. These are also done in the Peyoke style and approximately 4 1/2″ in diameter and 2″ tall and fit a 1 1/2″ glass cup with a candle. Each one has a different shape, burned and carved accents and stained areas. They […]

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Burned And Stained Tea Lights

Here’s a few tea lights that I turned recently. They are approximately 4 1/2″ in diameter and 2″ tall and fit a 1 1/2″ glass cup with a candle. They are finished with EEE Cream and Shellawax. As well, the stained areas are finished with wipe-on poly. Like my other projects in the Peyoke series […]

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And I Thought It Was A Birdhouse!

All this time I thought it was a birdhouse and here it was a house for squirrels! When I built the birdhouse last year it ended up being a bit too late for tenants that spring. We were keeping our eye on it this Spring but hadn’t seen any action other than the occasion visit […]

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This month’s meeting of the Atlantic Woodworkers Association was a trip down memory lane with a review of the year’s 1988 and 1992 that featured a video tour of two past exhibitions. Yes, there was even popcorn! The exhibition held May 17-28 1988 was hosted at the Anna Leonowens Gallery and the exhibition held in […]

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