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A new technique for me.
I have seen turnings done using combinations of centers much like the process I’ll describe here but not with this result. The final product is a combination of multi-center turning and hollow turning. I always check the “dollar bin” at … Continue reading
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Arts at Darts art show
Last year we participated in the Mickelson Art Festival in south Surrey. One of the many visitors to our booth was Linda Stanley Wilson, who is a volunteer at the Darts Hill garden in South Surrey. They are a … Continue reading
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Managing wood movement in a built-up piece
The other day I received an email from a person who visited this blog then contacted me about possibly repairing a turning. She described the problem as a wooden band coming unglued at the top of the bowl and wondered if … Continue reading
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A very satisfied customer
Patti Houston of Fluff Rentals and Fluff for Keeps commissioned a piece a while ago and we delivered it to her office/warehouse last week. Several gals work for her there, interior designers all. Patti was very happy with “Debutante” (by … Continue reading
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Bee tea. My first tea pot.
Our guild president offered a challenge to turn a tea pot after Art Liestman did a demo on the pots made by woodturners. This is my effort. The body is birch burl, the spout and top/dipper are birch, the legs … Continue reading
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Art as utility
Today a potter-friend posted some pictures of some pottery that he had fired in a campfire while he was on holidays. My first thought was how great the pieces looked and how they conveyed a message of ancient wonders. In … Continue reading
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A Day with Doug Fisher
Recently our guild hosted Doug Fisher for a one day demo and one day workshop. For those of you who are not aware of Doug’s distinctive style, I have included a couple of pictures of his signature pieces. Typically he turns wall … Continue reading
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Another “cover” shot!
I guess I’m fluffing my own feathers here a bit, but then why have a blog if you can’t do that. 🙂 Recently I started posting shots of my work on the WoW site (Woodturners on the Web). I have been … Continue reading
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New Gallery Opening
Last night I attended the opening of Fluff Rentals’ new gallery, Fluff For Keeps. As galleries go this one is a bit different. Fluff Rentals offers interior design services and up until now only rented the necessary furnishings. Their target market for … Continue reading
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Congratulations to Art Liestman
Art Liestman is a friend and co-member of the Greater Vancouver Woodturners Guild. Art is one of those un-assuming people who, although he has many things he could brag about, never brags at all. He willingly shares what he knows with others yet is right … Continue reading
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