Posted on January 25, 2012
Posted on January 8, 2012
Mulberry frame for Moses.
Cedar and Ash frame for Jacob.
Posted on August 23, 2011
Working out the first of a series of headboards in ash and walnut.
What relationships work?
Fitting the scribed pieces.
Possible locations for butterflies.
Detail of scribed “joint”.
Posted on October 1, 2010
A few bowl turning pictures as I have been producing for a part in a few shows this fall.
Below is a stack including walnut, persimmon, ash, cypress and two elm species.
A few more added from above on the workbench, the same species as above with the addition of a few crab-apple.
Hollowing a large cypress bowl on the lathe using a 1/2 bowl gouge.
A few blow-ups from experimenting with the grind on a smaller bowl gouge.
Posted on September 21, 2009
Below are four bowls (from left) in elm, cottonwood, cottonwood, and ash.
The second cottonwood bowl taken from the crotch-wood.
The Ash bowl.
Posted on July 23, 2009
The second bowl, in ash. I counted forty growth rings in this bowl, and it represents less than half of the tree’s radius.
The ash bowl with oiled with walnut oil.
Two bowls. One in walnut and one in ash.
Hollowing the walnut bowl on the lathe
Posted on September 1, 2008
Ash backslats and back posts being bent. The pieces were split from a log taken from a fellow’s back yard in Wichita, shaved down and bent while they were still green (wet) so that when they dry they will hold their shapes.