Spalted Magnolia Vase. This might be one of my favorite yet! I know, I know. I say that every time! Maybe this is my favorite because I had to work so hard till completion. This was everything but easy. Magnolia is a rare find so you don’t ever want to waste even the smallest of piece. I think I held my breath most of the turn! Identifying what part of the piece is going to take the stage, that’s one […]
Magnolia. My first Magnolia piece wasn’t as well done as it could have been. Every time I would start in with my gouge it would catch and shred the bottom hold near the chuck. To be honest, I thought it was hopeless which was tremendously upsetting considering how beautiful Magnolia can be. One night, I was feeling inspired to try it out again. The first time I tried turning the internal portion of the bowl across the grain. I knew that […]
Cedar Display Bowl. Paste wax finish. A Christmas order!! Can’t tell who it’s for…. #mightBeForYou!! You’ll have to wait and see!! I had to throw in a photo of my sweet girl, Nalah. She is the best shop dog. Well, except for all the wood she takes out of the shop to chew up in the front yard… oh Nalah!!
Rodney. RARE. Boss. My Teacher. Friend. Great Impactor. Vibrant. LifeFULL. Rodney, one of my greatest teachers, has taught me how to see truth. Listen, explore, seek and discover. This little box was the first of its kind. I wanted Rodney to have one of my first. This piece really challenged my patience and skill. I had to take my time and learn from what shape it wanted to become. So much of my appreciation for Rodney is like this box. He […]