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You think I’d know by now

I got a free nice sized piece of Pear wood from a friend and I couldn’t wait to “spin it up.” I broke out the chain saw and got it ready to mount up, then I noticed something. Those tiny … Continue reading

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Am I blue?

I assume that most turners at one time end up making a round hollow form. I think it has become somewhat of a “rite of turnerhood.” I have made a couple of these, but I finally made one that I … Continue reading

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And what Yaakov found in the rabbit hole

Today Alice made it down the rabbit hole to the tea party which was full of treats and surprises. What the heck am I talking about you ask!? Today, I found what is at the end of the rabbit hole: … Continue reading

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New inspiration

I had the good fortune of seeing an incredible collection of turned art last week. The Baltimore Area Turners club was invited to attend a drop-in at the home of Dr’s. Jeff Bernstein and Judy Chernoff to see their collection, … Continue reading

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The Earthquake

Disclaimer! This post has nothing to do with woodworking. When you live on the the east coast of the United States, it is a very rare thing indeed to feel an earthquake; therefore, something inside of me felt it was … Continue reading

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Mad Dogs and Englishmen

Last night I was in the shop with a customer, and I opened up my can of Briwax and it was literally all liquid. Yup, it has gotten rather toasty in the shop. Today it is supposed to be 105F and tomorrow … Continue reading

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Modern furniture, well that’s interesting…

Most of you know that I like Christopher Schwarz and his writing (BTW, I “like” him, I don’t “like him like him” if you know what I mean), but I would like to take him out to lunch and see … Continue reading

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