Category Archives: Turning Project

The Simple but Ubiquitous 3 Legged Stool

Prologue I created my first 3-legged stool over 25 years ago. It was turned from poplar on an ancient Craftsmen lathe that my dad had bought for me some 25 years earlier. It was and still is “ugly” from a … Continue reading

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Sometimes you have to try something new

Turning with a lathe is an interesting experience and so totally different from doing traditional wood work. Traditional or flat work is about addition. You add pieces and parts until the project is complete. Wood turning is about subtraction. You … Continue reading

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Chairs, Benches and Stools

For as long as I have been involved with woodworking I have had a fascination with objects we sit upon made of wood. Everything from simple stools to intricate chairs are fascinating. Not the the heavily upholstered or ornate versions … Continue reading

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Special Gifts from the Heart

Gifts made with love are the best. As a wood worker I get wrapped up in the creation process and the beauty of the project at hand, but nothing compares to creating something from love for someone special. So here … Continue reading

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