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A New Guitar

October 27th, 2008 · No Comments

It’s got a great personality, but it ain’t that pretty.  My latest guitar sounds great and has a lot of volume compared to my last but I’m not as fond of the tear drop shape as I am the round bowl. To get the shape I turned a hollow vessel then cut it in half […]

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Tags: New Work · This one is ugly · Woodturning Technique

A Teapot Demonstration

September 12th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Thanks to Richard Hansen of the Waxhaw Woodturner’s club I was able to get hold of some footage from my last demonstration.  I’ve edited it to just over an hour. The compression online makes it a little rough. If there’s enough interest, I can make it available on DVD too. Take a look and let […]

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Tags: How to Videos · Woodturning Philosophy · Woodturning Technique

Orange You Glad I Said Tea?

July 30th, 2008 · 5 Comments

One of the biggest mistakes I’ve made as a father was teaching my oldest daughter the old knock knock joke that ends with “orange you glad…”  You know the one I’m talking about.  She’ll do it over and over again and though it ends up being aggravating, it’s still kind of cute. Anyway, I’m calling […]

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Tags: New Work · Sculptural Work · Woodturning Technique