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
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.
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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
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.
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Meta Description: The first thing Carl turned on his new Powermatic 3520C Lathe was a plate bowl. A plate with a little bowl in the center. Carl likes to turn this shape and then use it as a canvas that he can decorate.
1st Plate Bowl on New Powermatic 3520C Lathe
The first thing I turned on my new Powermatic 3520C Lathe is what I call a
plate bowl. A plate with a little bowl in the center. I like to turn this
shape and then use it as a canvas that I can decorate.
10" diameter. 1-1/2" tall. Maple wood. Lathe and hand
carved rings and grooves. Red stain. Gold acrylic paint. Acrylic lacquer finish.
Turning this on my new Powermatic 3520C was as “easy as pie”. No
mounting problems. No vibration problems, etc. This piece is small and
easy. Thus, I was not expecting any problems.
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