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Category Archives: Wood stuff
This is going to be a visual depiction of all the stages of turning a spalted bowl. FYI: Spalting is the process of allowing wood to go through a sort of controlled rot where fungal mycelium start growing in the … Continue reading
It’s been over a year since I have turned wood, so I’m trying to get back into the groove. Like anything else, turning is a skill that must be nurtured. Unlike some other things, turning is fairly dangerous and requires … Continue reading
I thought some folks might want to see the steps I go through in making one of those fancy cutting boards, so I took some photos while I was making one. You have to guess at the design as we … Continue reading
I was at a friend’s house picking up some lumber a few weeks ago. I grabbed some rough walnut, pear, cherry, and oak. As I’m leaving, he points to a big pile of rough cut slabs of cherry and asks … Continue reading
This is just a photo post about building a bench. It is lacking in serious details because I am not generally big into details, but it has lots of pretty pictures! If you have specific questions, like you want to … Continue reading
I like to turn wood. It’s just fun. The log is spinning at speeds you can’t imagine, wood chips are flying off everywhere, VERY bad things can happen at any second if you’re not paying attention. Really, this is right … Continue reading