Creations out of the ordinary

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New (to me) Lathe and Wooden Bowls

I recently acquired a wood lathe manufactured sometime during the late 1970’s / early 1980’s. It is a spindle lathe meaning it has a long bed, but only a 12″ clearance for the spindle. At any rate, I haven’t used… Continue Reading →

Laser Cut Maple Wooden Postcards

I recently tried my hand at making some postcards out of wood. They were fun to design and I made a video (below) you can watch part of the process. If you are interested in purchasing a Glowforge for yourself,… Continue Reading →

Christmas Innkeeper Sign – Let Him In

My wife wanted a gift she could give to some women she works with at church, and I had some maple drawer fronts I picked up at IKEA in their as-is section. I was able to use them to carve… Continue Reading →

Making Christmas Ornaments from Maple and Bloodwood

I spent some time this past weekend making some Christmas ornaments. To begin, I started off by cutting squares of 1/8″ maple and bloodwood. I then glued them together cross grain, to create basically a 2-ply plywood that would be… Continue Reading →

Fun with a Glowforge

I had the opportunity to use a Glowforge recently. It was so much fun, and opened up a world of possibilities. Watch for more videos using the Glowforge, there will definitely be more to come. If you have any ideas… Continue Reading →

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