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Wavy Edge Ash in Progress

| January 24, 2010

I usually don’t show a lot of progress pics, but the piece I turned last night was kinda interesting, so I figured I’d share it. Pardon the overabundance of photos. I started out with a piece of dried ash from recent ‘Going Out Of Business’ giveaway at a local firewood lot. This chunk had a […]

A Strange Ticking Sound from my Lathe

| January 22, 2010

Wednesday night I was turning a big ash bowl and I started hearing a ticking sound. I stopped the lathe, and did some investigating. I’ll let the pics tell the story… This was some of the wood I picked up a week or so ago at the local firewood lot. (I had thought it was […]

Red Eucalyptus Log Bowl

| January 2, 2010

This is a post from one of the woodturning forums I frequent. I figured it would be an interesting way to get the blog off the ground… My friend Mark Cothren’s to blame for this one. Although his ‘rough block’ bowls have a different look, I unabashedly took Mark’s idea and ran with it. This […]

Here we go…

| January 1, 2010

Here’s the first post of the new Workingwoods blog. Don’t know quite yet what this blog will contain or offer, but I guess we’ll all get to watch and just see what happens. 😉 For now, here’s a picture of a happy bug, taken during (and about 1/2 mile from) the Station fire in the […]