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  • Hands-on Open Shop – My Take

    23 October 2023 – Thanks to Claude Godcharles for making the Palo Alto Adult School wood shop available for the hands-on follow up to David Vannier’s “Grind, Grind, Grind” presentation at the October 2023 meeting, and to those who helped stage, mentor, demonstrate, explain, and clean up. About 15 to 20 people attended and participated…

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  • Kevin’s Gallery

    I still have a lot to learn about woodturning. And even more to learn about editing a website! The purpose for this little gallery is to practice website editing, while also showing you some of the things I’ve made on my Lathe. (And after looking for photos of my work, I can tell this exercise…

  • Tom Haines – Miniatures

    This post is to test a “gallery” block. These are small African blackwood pieces made by the late Tom Haines. First, here is an “image” block that shows all four pieces. Next I shall use a “gallery” to include all four images in one block. Clicking on one of the images below will open a…

  • Plate: chip carved, mid-century, Hutsul (Ukrainian)

    This plate was among my grandfather’s items, which were mostly intarsia of his own making. It was probably given to him shortly after the second world war. The back of the plate bears an inscription, written in pencil, in English and German. It has been obscured by age, but what I can make out is:…

  • Food Safe Finishes

    The topic of food safe finishes is a recurring theme for many woodturners and woodworkers who envision placing their projects in contact with food, drink, or any materials meant to be consumed.

  • Tom Kenyon’s Gallery

    I have been involved with woodworking for 60+ years, everything from cabinets, furniture, music boxes, and wooden clocks. My woodturning is focused on segmented, particularly open segment vessels. I incorporate CNC and lasers in my turnings. I have develop a micro computer driven jig to assist in open segmented vessel assembly. I recently gave a…