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Birch End Grain Bowl

Second end grain bowl. The log with bark on was mounted between centers and turned to this stage. Several cracks were treated with saw dust and super glue. Very tough going with the EasyWood tools and also somewhat easier but still … Continue reading

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Salad Bowl (Wedding present)

Log left on our front porch: might be birch but the bark is a little different than¬†expected for birch. Cut in half on the bandsaw; circle drawn for the bowl Trimmed up a little, balanced and centered on the lathe … Continue reading

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Cherry bowl (with nail)

This bowl was from a log that Tom Tutor gave me. It was from his dooryard. Log cut in half on bandsaw Bowl blank cut from half logWhile shaping the bowl, I ran into a metal object in the wood! … Continue reading

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Ash Bowl

Ash Bowl. The bowl was rough turned about 18 months ago and finished this August.  

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Maple Burl

From one of three burls (see below) given to me by Preston. Finished with Mylands High Build Friction Polish (shellac and boiled linseed oil) [10 1/2″ x 4 1/2″] This is a burl like, but bigger than, the one from which I turned … Continue reading

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Birch Bowl

Birch bowl from a firewood log: for Barbara Talamo's birthday celebration. (~ 8" x 2.5") Sanded to 1200 grit and finished with High Build Friction Polish (Walnut oil + Shellac) Bottom view: Top view 1 Top view 2  

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Spalted Birch Bowl

From a small birch log given to me by Toby Martin. The bowl is pictured here sitting on the other half of the log. (dia ~ 6") slightly concave bottom. I gave this bowl to John Higginson who stood by the whole … Continue reading

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Spalted Maple Bowl

From Brandon and Sharon's Japanese maple tree:

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Applewood Candle Holder

Turned from a branch of an apple tree – gift from Toby Martin  

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Cherry Napkin Ring

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Cherry Bowl

Finished with walnut oil and shellac This bowl also was sold through the Art of the Isle  Gift Shop at the Islesboro Community Center.

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Cherry Bowl

Finished with walnut oil, carnauba wax and shellac This bowl was sold through the Art of the Isle  Gift Shop at the Islesboro Community Center.

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Poplar Bowl

This poplar bowl was turned from a crotch of a poplar that came down on our property in the famous 9/11 storm of 2013. It was finished with high build friction polish (shellac + walnut oil). It shows a lot of "cat's eye" grain. It was … Continue reading

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Spoon for fun

Small spoon from a piece of firewood. Finished in cyanoacrylate.

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Cherry Spoon

I was in the process of gathering up scraps of wood to throw them into the burn pile. I ran across this piece of cherry, a cutoff from another project, and said "Nah; I'll make a spoon out of it". … Continue reading

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Cork Bowl

Cork bowl blank (A gift from Dave) Wormwood screw chuck Mounted between centers on the screw chuck Drizzling CA glue into cracks and a ring check: Starting on the inside – still between centers for added stability. Using the EasyWood … Continue reading

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Bowl from Honey Locust

Half logs were given to me by John Higginson: Trimmed with the electric chain saw, with face plate already attached for mounting Ready to go onto the lathe Mounted and ready to start turning round. After some turning  And after a lot … Continue reading

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Teak Plate

Teak Plate 8" from a 1 inch rough sawn teak board:    

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Ponderosa Pine Bowl

My niece brought a pine log when she came to visit us in Maine, and I turned this bowl for her while she was here. Oiled with walnut oil and carnauba wax: (from Doctor's Woodshop, Walnut Oil Paste Wax, DOC-102) And … Continue reading

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Lilac Bowls

These lilac bowls were turned from the "butt log" of a lilac bush that was removed from John Kauer and Barbara Talamo's yard. Regular edge bowl with bark inclusion. Natural edge Lilac Bowl      

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Razor Handles

Razor hadles from cherry and mahogany

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Apple Bowl

Turned from a piece of apple wood from an old apple tree in front of Bill Boardman's mother's house.  

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Salt Cellar from bamboo

Made from a bamboo cutting board scrap. (dia=3")  

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Birch Bowl

Another birch bowl from the logs given to me by Gil Revera. This one was finished with the Beall Bowl buffing system:

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Napkin Rings

Turned from walnut, unknown and ash, respectively,

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