Category: commentary

Personal Growth

It’s hard to believe that it’s been two and a half years since I started this woodturning journey. During that time I’ve had lots of false starts and broken items, but I’ve made some beautiful pieces as well. I’ve learned a lot, and am looking forward to many more years of wood turning. There’s two […]

Custom Mortar and Pestle

I’ve had a few commissions now, and I must say that so far, this one has been my favorite, in both request, and result. The Back Story An extended family member completed their pharmacist license and their parents wanted to give them something to commemorate the occasion. I was thrilled to say yes, after all, […]

Making a Laminated Wood Plate

The North Texas Woodworker’s Association threw out a challenge for an upcoming meeting and I had to not only partake, but truly challenge myself with it. The challenge: Lamination. The Encyclopedia Britannica defines it as “Laminated wood is usually built by the parallel gluing of lumber boards in a variety of sizes and shapes according to […]