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Design Tools

April 24, 2020

The most common question I'm asked as a segmented bowl turner is, "Do you use software to design your bowls?" The answer is a resounding…

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Holy Wood!

October 03, 2019

Back about four years ago one of my uncles called and said their church was replacing their old worn oak pews with new ones and he asked if…

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That Old Pecan Stump

October 18, 2018

In 1968 my mom received this pecan stump/stool from her brother as a Christmas gift. For 45 years it sat in my parents den. In 2013 she…

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Drum Sander

February 01, 2018

One of the many challenges in segmented turning is finding an efficient way to sand the individual rings flat before stacking and gluing…

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Salad Anyone!

February 01, 2018

As a bowl maker, you look for inspiration for the next bowl. I have a friend that has a salad bowl she and her husband received as a…

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Shop Remodel

November 29, 2017

I've had two shops in my woodworking life, one that was too big, 700 square feet, (I can't believe anyone could have a shop TOO big…

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