Mosaic hollow-form

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?

September 10, 2022 (second Saturday; first conflicts with Labor Day weekend) – Robert Marshall will demonstrate the use of a coring tool, the Woodcut BowlSaver Max 3. Following the demo, we will have a tools and equipment auction, for those of you that have stuff surplus to your needs. Bring tools to sell, and bring… Continue reading What’s up next?

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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

2020 Newsletters

2020 was a year of Covid pandemic, cancelled meetings, Zoom on-line demonstrations, and generally muddling through as best we could. Our newsletters for 2020 are linked below; click on a link to open each newsletter in its own tab. January – Rudy Lopez demonstration BWG202001-Newsletter February – Bob Baucom demonstration BWG202002-Newsletter BWG202002-Newsletter-Handout-Baucom-balloon-project BWG202002-Newsletter-Handout-Turning-Bird-Feeder-Ornament March –… Continue reading 2020 Newsletters