Tag Archives: Cottonwood

Cottonwood Revisited

My last post showed a bowl with a post in the middle that can be used as a handle. As stated, the purpose of the post was to cover/hide where I cut through the bottom of the bowl. As is … Continue reading

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New Ideas From Mistakes

One of the interesting things about turning is how many good ideas emerge from dealing with mistakes. As I mentioned in a previous post, we received a plethora of cottonwood limbs last fall. I had been wanting to try out … Continue reading

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Turning Cottonwood

When I think of a good turning wood, my mind does not immediately jump to cottonwood. Cottonwood trees are pleasant to walk under on a hot summer day. They provide a beautiful, shimmery, green haze as their new leaves emerge … Continue reading

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Update on New Ideas

It is not very helpful to you, the readers of this blog, for me to say, “I will have updates soon on the new ideas I started developing with Turning Square. However, I have not finished turning my latest attempt. … Continue reading

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Turning Square

What do you do with a square turning blank except turn it round? Yaakov, a professional woodturner and furniture maker, answered that question in his blog, Artisan’s Call, with his Tiki 1. After looking at his piece, I thought I … Continue reading

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