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A plum bowl

A plum bowl

Plum wood ranges from orange through red to purple. This bowl is quite big considering the diameter of this kind of tree. The maximum width of the trunk can get up to 40 cm but wood is quite usually rotten ...
November 5, 2017
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A part of an old wall clock

A part of an old wall clock

I am making three identical parts for an old wall clock. It is painstaking work but I have reminded myself of this classical wood turning technique of cylindrical objects. The piece is small – 80mm long, 50 mm in the

October 31, 2017
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A walnut vase

A walnut vase

This vase is 45 cm tall and the base is 18 cm in diameter. The tree was huge and was cut down last year at the end of winter. There is a beautiful texture in the middle as you can

October 30, 2017
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A plum bowl with a natural edge

A plum bowl with a natural edge

This is another plum bowl with a natural edge. This time I was very particular abut the thickness of the wall which is about 1 cm. Turning bark and bask requires a careful approach to avoid damaging them for obvious reasons. Therefore ...
October 29, 2017
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A bowl from a birch burl

A bowl from a birch burl

The wood is quite soft. I used Brother System 2 to do the interior and Ellsworth gauge to cut the exterior. The texture looks quite ordinary, but the embedded bark makes an interesting design. I wonder how it all will

October 22, 2017
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A vase from an alder burl

A vase from an alder burl

This is another vase for an artisan who I am making holes for him. I have used a special drill for removing knots and Brother System 2 Deep Hollowing Tool. The vase is 34 cm deep and 6 cm in

October 10, 2017
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A birch burl vase

A birch burl vase

I am working on an interesting vase made of a birch burl particularly on making a hole for a glass insert for the vase. A burl is a tree growth cased by an injury, virus, fungus or frost. Burls have

October 8, 2017
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Beautiful fantastic smelling pine

Beautiful fantastic smelling pine

I would like to share this fantastic piece of pine wood whose center is close to the edge of perimeter, thus it allows to create a unique base for a lamp or a vase. It is 20 cm tall and

September 25, 2017
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Steady Rest

Steady Rest

A friend of mine has designed and made this steady rest which will handle the diameter of 2 – 27 cm. The steady rest is used to prevent vibration of long pieces of wood while turning or allows to hollow

September 17, 2017
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