Category Archives: Carl’s Artwork

Agar Class at Arrowmont

Meta Description: Photos of the artwork that Carl created in June 2019 "WOW Factor" master class with Nick Agar at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
Photo: Agar Class at Arrowmount 1 I recently took a WOW Factor master class with Nick Agar at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. June 9-16, 2019. Here are some photos of the artwork I created in the class.

I had a great time at the class. Nick is a great instructor. I loved the environment at Arrowmont. The food was excellent. The turning studio is top notch. Continue reading Agar Class at Arrowmont

AAW Turning of the Week

Meta Description: Carl's Pennsylvania Dutch Cake Stand was just selected as the "AAW Turning of the Week" on 3/6/2019.

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My Pennsylvania Dutch Cake Stand was just selected as the “AAW Turning of the Week” on 3/6/2019.

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Carl’s Cactus Plate Bowl

Meta Description: Carl shows the inspiration for his Ric Rac Orchid Cactus Plate/Bowl and how he created it using the sgraffito process he learned from Al Stirt.

Ric Rac Orchid Cactus Plate Bowl Photo: Ric Rac Orchid Cactus Plate Bowl

Last month, I found these old photos that I never got around to writing up. They are still relevant. Thus, here is my Ric Rac Cactus Plate Bowl. Continue reading Carl’s Cactus Plate Bowl

New Ring Tool

Meta Description: Photos of Cedar Vases made by Carl with his new Sorby Ring Tool. Turned out of green Cedar logs. What you see is what came off the tool. NO sanding.

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Here are some Cedar Vases I made with my new Sorby Ring Tool. The vases are roughly 6″ diameter by 5″ to 6-1/2″ tall. I turned these out of green Cedar logs. What you see is what came off the tool. NO sanding, 1 coat of poly when they were still wet, no finial finish yet.

Note: I cut the inside with Ring Tool.  I cut the outside with 1/2″ Bowl Gouge.
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Viking Sunset Bowl

Meta Description: Photos of Nick Agar style Viking Sunset Bowl made by Carl. Quick intro to airbrushes and cheap airbrush advice.

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Here is a Nick Agar style Viking Sunset Bowl that I just finished. 8″ diameter by 2″ tall. I really enjoyed making this piece. My students are also having a good time making these in my “Woodturning Workshop” studio classes.
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