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Turned Bowl with Ebony Rim

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Posted by  David J. Marks August 30, 2014

Unlike most turners who prefer to turn green wood (freshly cut wood that is still wet) I prefer to turn dry wood.  One reason is that I have collected a lot of highly figured and unusual wood during my thirty plus years of woodworking, most of which is dry now even if …

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Desert Woodturning Roundup Mesa, AZ 2013

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Last weekend I demonstrated at the Desert Woodturning Roundup in Mesa, Arizona. I had 6 rotations, 2 on combining metal with wood, 2 on gilding turned vessels and 2 on creating patinas on vessels.

There was a great line up of Demonstrators :

J. Paul Fennel who lives in Scottsdale and does some amazing pierced and carved hollow vessels.

Richard …