Maple Burl bowl, found the wood on Craigslist listed as “pretty firewood” bought a big chunk for next to nothing.
Submitted by: Todd halleman
I would like to show you how you and others inspire me. I am 1 of 80 volunteer drivers who take elderly people to and from their appointments and each year I make something for my regulars at xmas and this year I turned 39 of these 3 piece ornaments and painted the middle section. I don’t want to enter the competition as I not up to the standard you get but just want to say thanks for all the great videos and look forward to seeing many more
Submitted by: Russ Greenough
I made this bowl for my local Rotary Club to be used for holding tickets for our weekly raffle! 181 pieces
Submitted by: Chris Neilan
Was watching your latest youtube project last night of the green turned bowl (back to basics project #6), that had distorted slightly as it dried.
It reminded me of a wine goblet that I tried a few weeks ago, from green apple wood. Actually we felled the tree at the beginning of the year, but it obviously still wasn’t dry enough to not distort! And it was meant to be the first of a set of four goblets for a friend!
The wood itself was a delight to turn, with long ribbon like strips peeling off, as in your video. For better or worse, I had to leave it on the lathe in a finished, but not parted off state for a few days through some really warm weather. When I came back to it, the rim of bowl had distorted significantly, so I decided to leave it a bit longer to see how it would finish up.
The end result is in the photos, although they don’t really do it justice!
Alan (From Down-Under in NZ)
Submitted by: Alan MacKay
A friend of mine asked for a special Kendama for his grandson so I made some. Partly after your description. Had to make some Changes as I have different Equipment.
Submitted by: Lennart Fahlen
I just got a mini late from harbor freight and did this for my first project. It was a piece of oak from a tree we took down a few yrs ago. I’ve gotten a few compliments from relatives and personally think it turned out good for my first try. However, would like your honest opinion and any ideas on how I could’ve improved it.
Thank you for sharing your skills with us.
Submitted by: Marco