Tag Archives: hollow vessel

Wanna see my jugs?

Although I haven’t been making any furniture or “art” pieces for the past month or so, I have been working hard on all that walnut I got. (see the Muchachos story) So far I have made some very large bowls … Continue reading

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Getting thin with Alan Carter

Once again, I was lucky to have another touring turner visit me here in Baltimore. Alan Carter is a multi-talented artist; a musician, fine artist, furniture maker, and turner, and he is a fun guy to boot! At the Baltimore … Continue reading

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New forms I’m working on

    New forms I am working on. For some reason, square forms appeal to me for my artistic turnings. yaakov….        

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Knockin’ em out

I’ve had the chance to knock out a couple of turning projects while I wait for the lumber for my next project acclimate to my shop. Time is money and like the seven dwarves say, “I owe, I owe, so … Continue reading

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A little turning…. really!

I am between commissions right now, so at times like this, I like to do some woodturning. And like most woodworkers, it is very difficult for me to throw scraps away. So when I was cleaning up the shop, I … Continue reading

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Back to the Hall of Shame

A couple of weeks ago, I was working on a “David Ellsworth” style hollow form. All was going along pretty well and I was about 95% done with the inside when I tried to clean up a bump near the … Continue reading

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How an idea takes shape

This is a rare day. Two posts in one day. I’m in the mood to write, so I’ll talk about the latest work I just completed a couple of hours ago. I really let my imagination run with this piece, … 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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Feast or famine

Feast or famine! I have had absolutely nothing to write about lately, and now I have so much stuffed into my head that I am about to burst! So I am going to have to take a patience pill and … Continue reading

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Shadoobie, Shattered Shattered

There must be something to the unlucky number thirteen. After spending the past week and half making twelve turned lidded boxes with no real issues, my thirteenth project was smashing, but not a smashing success. Almost a month ago, I … Continue reading

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