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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 […]

Got Wood?

It’s funny how you can see fallen trees and other huge piles of wood on the side of the backroads all the time. At least until you buy a lathe and realize that it’s a great source of free material. Fortunately, I was able to find some of this fine free wood nearby where they’re […]

First Bowl

I’ve never been one to start slowly, so why should learning the lathe be any different? I had the tools, the will, and some basic know-how. I also had the safety equipment and have been around power tools and sharp objects long enough to know how to not injure myself. At least not too much… […]