Monthly Archives: June 2009

a cool turning

well as most know by now we released vol 1 of our turning series..but im working on vol 2..and I got this wild idea, that I could turn and reed or flute a full 7 ” tall sheridan post by … Continue reading

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Turning

Been going hard, ya’ll. Finished up the Volume I Turning DVD, working on Volume II, all about furniture. No pens, no bowls, no baby rattles or pepper mills, just legs, posts, knobs, fluting and stuff. But it’s been fun – … Continue reading

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Bombe

Well…. Big Bob is headed out to Wisconsin, Jim is wrapping up the pillasters and crown on his bombe, and a couple drawer fronts on the top, we’ve got to carve the fan for the center upper drawer yet, and … Continue reading

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Bed Posts & Groceries!

I got some emails asking some questions on the bed posts. The tall fluted post was done in three sections, actually four if you count the finial. My Jet 1642 lathe will give me about 42″ center to center if … Continue reading

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Bed Posts, Bombes and Rockers

We’re wrapping up some bed posts with Big Bob. Another friend of mine who started a Bombe some time back is in the shop working on it some more and next week we are going to be doing the rockers … Continue reading

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Our Time in Virginia by Big Bob

Well, our time here has almost come to an end, sad feeling already. It takes about 19 hours to get here (depending on Chicago traffic!) We have been here 8 nights and it seems to just fly by. Charles, Sherri … Continue reading

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Having Fun

well just a quick note…Sherri will back tomorrow and we can get some pictures up..guess i need to pay attention and learn how to do them myself…anyway…Big Bob is here , we been working on some tiger maple Sheritan style … Continue reading

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