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Blog series by Mark Wilson updated 01-14-2019 03:59 AM 2 parts 1539 reads 18 comments total

Part 1: Trying to Remember

01-13-2019 10:35 AM by Mark Wilson | 10 comments »

I’ve made a few Tricorns- a turning that is in the shape of a bowl, or, a hollow form – and, in my quest to recapture my mojo, I’ve returned to the concept a couple times. In this iteration, I think I’ve made some progress. Whether it’s attributable to additions to my skill set, or to new tools, is anyone’s guess. I began with a crappy piece of wood, not intending to carry this to fruition as a finished piece. The wood is, of all the gawdawful things to ...

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Part 2: Okay -OR - I Went Ahead and Finished the Thing

01-14-2019 03:59 AM by Mark Wilson | 8 comments »

In a half-cocked kind of a way. I still won’t call it a project, though. I merely needed to see if I could manage to take it through, unbroken, to a completed bottom. When I get around to doing this with an actual piece of worthy wood, I’ll soak it with loving care. Treated Redwood? There’s only so much one can do, anywhoooo. Give me a Redwood burl, on the other hand, and, I’ll go to town and back with it, thank you very much.I sanded it to 600, hit it with the YG and ...

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