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A Question of Shape

More on proportions I have a small, rotating bookshelf in my office. On top of this bookshelf sits my recently turned item. Often I find myself sitting and staring at these, absorbing the various shapes. Why does this little box … Continue reading

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The Art in Turning

Suppose you have just seen a beautifully proportioned turning. Your mind begins mulling over the possibility of reproducing that shape. Next time you are at your lathe, you begin your attempt. You might find yourself wishing for a pattern, cut … Continue reading

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