March 2022 Newsletter
February 2022 Newsletter
Christine & Jim Smith’s Gallery
Robert Marshall’s gallery
I have been turning since 2014, starting out with a Jet 1236, and then upgrading in 2016 to a Grizzly G0766. My shop is in Clayton, GA, not far from our house on Lake Burton. I enjoy turning heavily spalted woods, and finishing with epoxy coating. Click on any of the image thumbnails above, to… Continue reading Robert Marshall’s gallery
This project was inspired by one of Philip Moulthrop’s hollow-forms, which I saw in an exhibition at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. The project begins with a simple hollow-form which will serve as the base for the mosaic work. This base can be any wood at all; it will be almost entirely carved away in the… Continue reading Mosaic hollow-form
What’s up next?
February 4, 2023 — Matt Monaco, a professional bowlturner from the Ozarks of SW Missouri (photo, at left), will demonstrate tool use and tool grinding techniques. Mark will be coming to us straight from a week-long class he’s giving at the Folk School, covering the same topics and more. (All meetings, unless otherwise specified, are… Continue reading What’s up next?
January 2022 Newsletter
Newsletters from 2021:
Mosaic dish: stabilized, mold-cast, turned and epoxy finished
This project combines three uses of epoxy: (1) epoxy stabilization of spalted/rotten wood; (2) molded casting of epoxy and wood, and (3) epoxy finish coating. The wood pieces were mainly from corners cut off of half-round log blanks. Being on the outside of the logs, they were more severely spalted than the rest of the… Continue reading Mosaic dish: stabilized, mold-cast, turned and epoxy finished