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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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A walnut bowl

A walnut bowl

I have finished the other half of the log which an interesting walnut bowl has been created with a cone in the middle from. You can see the first half in the main page of this website. The finish of

September 14, 2017
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A shade of a chandelier from pear wood

A shade of a chandelier from pear wood

I would like to share a simple procedure of making a raw shade from a piece of pear wood. The diameter is 42 cm, the height is 17 cm and the thickness of the wall is 4 cm. In 12 pictures I would like to show ...
September 11, 2017
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Plum bowl with the natural edge

Plum bowl with the natural edge

Colours of plum wood are fascinating. I left a central column with a tenon to be able to work on the exterior after the bowl has dried. Bowls with the natural edge are usually turned to the final shape that

August 31, 2017
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Oak Bowls

Oak Bowls

I have accidentally found a dry tree in a spruce 90-year_old wood at our farm in Moravia. I cut it down. The oak tree has dense annual rings, which makes nice texture. So I have made ...
August 27, 2017
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