I have now turned 60 hollow forms in the last 3 months. During the Covid-19 shutdown. So far so good. They have kept the doctor away.
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Time For Something Completely Different!
I ran out of FRESH maple logs. Thus no more hollow forms for now. It is time for something completely different!
I have started making Nick Agar style square wall hangings. I am using the techniques I learned in a class with Nick at Arrowmont last year. Nick’s technique. My artwork and designs!
Here are the first 2 pieces that I made in the last couple of days. I am happy with them, but they still need some improvements.
I recently completed the above vases in a little over a week. One per day!
I needed to turn a vase in one day for a student demo. From green log to sanded, painted and finished vase in one day. It worked! No cracks and the vase dried out nicely.
I love having pieces that I don’t need twice turn, and/or paint and finish latter. I am still playing around and experimenting. So far, so good.
Continue reading Done In One Day Vases
I just opened my new “CarlFordWoodturner” shop on etsy! Please shop early and often!
My high quality pieces are priced to sell! You win because I have a lot of pieces that I want to sell!
I am going to add more stuff over the next couple of days. Then I hope to add 2 new pieces per week.
There are also never seen before pictures of my stuff.