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December 26, 2014

It seems that every time we go into the Rockler store, Sam is drawn to the acrylic pen blanks.  So every  now and then, I let him get one, along with a pen kit to go with it.  I had never turned acrylic, but the pens made with them look absolutely beautiful.  Well, this went on for over a year before I finally worked up the courage to try turning one.

Acrylics

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Categories: Wood Turning

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Three Mini Stylus Pens

Three Mini Stylus Pens

 

Sam and I turned three mini stylus pens as gifts for his guitar teacher, voice teacher, and band coach.  They all have iPads that they use for teaching, so it seemed like a good gift to give them.

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Categories: Wood Turning

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Cutting Bowl Blanks - Wood-Mizer Style

Cutting Bowl Blanks - Wood-Mizer Style

I recently watched a video of someone making bowl blanks from a log using a chainsaw.  Now, this is my normal method as well, but I thought I'd try something a little different.  I used my Wood-Mizer.

 

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Categories: Saw Milling

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