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A Generous Bowl

You may think that a generous bowl would be large with all its walls intact. In my definition that would describe a stingy bowl; one designed to hold onto everything put in it. To get something back, you have to … Continue reading

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Turning Again

Our weather has warmed to where I can work in my shop again. All winter I have been saving an odd shaped piece of juniper that I was sure would make a stunning bowl. I mounted in on the lathe … Continue reading

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Eeyore’s A

What became of Eeyore’s A? To the uneducated, meaning Poohs and Piglets, that A was just three sticks. By the end of the story, Eeyore demolished his A by stepping on it, jumping on the now six sticks and finally … Continue reading

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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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More Juniper

I have spent the week on many things, including a little time for turning. During the interval, I have been studying the shape of the piece I posted last week, and have concluded that it is too much like a … Continue reading

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Robin’s Return

Up and Limping There was a song my mother used to play on the piano called The Robin’s Return, a sort of spring-is-here song. Well, I am announcing to the world “I am back!” My lathe and accessories went into … Continue reading

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