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A Small Vase Made Of Ash

A Small Vase Made Of Ash

Here’s a small Ash vase that I recently turned. It is about 5″ tall, 3 1/2″ in diameter at its widest and an 1 3/4″ at its base. The grain has been accentuated with the red of the Tripoli powder from the Beall Buffing System getting into the pores of the wood. I was concerned […]

Old Man Maple Vase

Old Man Maple Vase

Here’s a small hollow vase that I turned recently. It is 5 3/4″ tall 3″ at widest to 1 3/4 at base and made of Maple. I refer to the Maple used in this project as ‘Old Man Maple’ because the tree that the wood came from used to reside behind my mother-in-laws home and […]

A Birch Vase Weed Pot

A Birch Vase Weed Pot

Here was a fun project. I moved some wood around and found several small Birch logs and threw them under the bench that the lathe sits on. One piece bounced back out and I took this as a sign that it wasn’t happy just laying around and wanted to be turned. So I put it […]

A Surprise Spalted Maple Vase

A Surprise Spalted Maple Vase

What a surprise! A spalted Maple vase! In the last post I mentioned that I turned a hollowed vessel using the Rolly Munro Articulated Hollower so I guess that I should tell you a bit more about the turning. 🙂 This piece was turned as a traditional shaped vase and is made of Spalted Maple. […]

A Birch And Walnut Squat Pot

A Birch And Walnut Squat Pot

Here’s a hollow vessel that, because of it’s flat shape, I’m calling a ‘Squat Pot’. 🙂 The base is made of Birch and the ‘lip’, or spout, is made of Walnut. It measures 7.5″ in diameter and without the ‘lip’ is only 1.5″ tall. It stands, or rather sits, 2.5″ with the ‘lip’. This was […]