1Turned Vase and Goblet These represent a couple of my attempts to develop a new skill - turning on a lathe. The vase is curly Maple; the goblet is made from Wenge.
2Pepper and Salt Grinders I made these salt and pepper grinders as a Christmas gift for my best friend and his family. The mechanisms are from Craft Supplies USA, but the wood is from my stash.
3Half Turned Box This is the “Half-turned Box” from Doug Stowe's "Simply Beautiful Boxes". My version is a little smaller because of the size of the stock I had available. This is Cherry.
4Inside the Half Turned Box This box uses small barrel hinges. The inside is formed using a bowl carving router bit.
5Deer Hunter Pen This Deer Hunter Bolt Action pen is done is Kingwood and Pewter
6Bolt Action Pen This 30 caliber bolt action pen is done in Tru-Stone Turquoise and Chrome
7Bolt Action Pen This bolt action pen is done is Chrome and Lava Silk Emerald
8Bolt Action Pen This one is 24kt Gold plated in Fall Camo
9Christmas Ornaments Here is an assortment of Christmas tree ornaments that I plan to sell at the parish craft fair. These are made from small leftover pieces of pen blanks, bottle stopper blanks, and wood from my kindling pile.
10SEGMENTED BOWL UNO During the summer of 2021, I saw an article in Woodworker's Journal about making segmented bowls. I decided to give it a try. Here is "Bowl Uno". It was so much fun that I searched the web for more information and bought a few books.
11Thunderbird Bowl After learning how to make "feature rings", I made this thunderbird bowl using maple and mahogany.
12Tornado Bowl Another segmented bowl called a "Tornado Bowl" because the wood colors spiral around. Uses Maple, Walnut, and Mahogany.
13Yarn Bowl This one is maple and walnut. I made a jig to cut the "J" opening to turn it into a yarn bowl.
14Zig Zag Bowl This is another segmented bowl with maple/walnut.
15South Western Blanket Bowl This large bowl took several weeks to make, most of that spent on making the South Western motif feature ring.
16Southwestern Urn This is my best work so far. I made this for specifically for the SDFWA Holiday Gift Sale in Nov 2021. The primary wood is walnut, but there is maple and wenge for accents.