Bowl making is fun but complicated

Over the Christmas holiday, we took a stab at turning a bowl. Nathan’s grandpa brought a block of spalted maple. The term spalted means the wood has a pattern which you will hopefully see in the pictures. Grandpa bought a new turning tool with a carbide tip which made for easy and quick turning. YouContinue reading “Bowl making is fun but complicated”

A New Work Bench

We have plans to expand our workbench in the garage to create more space for wood working projects. We found a great plan for a modular workbench at http://www.familyhandyman.com. Today we headed to Lowes to get the materials and plan to start construction tomorrow. The 3/4 inch top will be sturdy and provide great space to spread out. OurContinue reading “A New Work Bench”