Mark ( on December 18th, 2011

I’ve created a 4 part video series of myself turning a hollow form using green Cherry wood.  The videos show the complete process starting with a rough chunk of green Cherry, roughing it out, finalizing the outside shape and hollowing the inside.  Click on each video below to view.

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Mark ( on September 15th, 2010

I am once again going off on a trip to visit the Marc Adams School of Woodworking. You’ll recall that I took my first class there (or anywhere, for that matter) last year when I built a Cherry Huntboard. I described the activities of that week in a series of posts starting here. This year […]

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Mark ( on July 13th, 2008

I don’t consider myself an accomplished turner…yet. Though, I’m working on it! I like to turn and the relative instant gratification that turning projects can offer. I had not turned anything in a while but, recently I spied a small off-cut of Walnut in the shop that was left over from the sofa table project. […]

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Mark ( on December 4th, 2007

After roughing out the legs on the band saw, the next step in the process was to turn and shaping the feet and to smooth the faces of the legs so that they could be marked out for shaping. This past weekend I worked on these steps. The feet were turned on a my lathe […]

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