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  1. Animal Box

    This is a bit of a long story so please bear with me. I was helping a friend mill some logs one day. He had a good assortment of seasoned wood, mostly elm and cherry. Then he picked up a section he said was mature apple and I couldn't believe the planks it produced. When he saw how excited I was...
  2. First Pen!

    My first pen turning! Made from Apple wood! Fun, easy project! I can see this being very addictive!
  3. Christmas Sled - Apple Wood

    Hope everyone is getting a chance to spend time with family this Christmas. I was fortunate enough to spend time with my brother and his family last night & presented him with the miniature sled made primarily of apple wood. The inspiration for this sled came from previous sled projects by...
  4. Drying apple wood in microwave

    So I have a bunch of apple wood I pulled out of the bush where they are cutting a swath of trees for a fence row or pipeline and one was a huge apple tree, I wanted to see if i speed up the drying process for projects and dried a chunk in the microwave, not knowing what to do with it I carved an...
  5. 1st Lathe Mushroom

    Had some pieces of apple wood from a tree of mine that ice tore down some limbs last winter. Was going to use them in smoker and noticed one had a bunch of weird looking growths on it, so it was saved. Wanted to do a mushroom and thought this wood might be good for it. I left some live edge...
  6. Bottle Openers

    Here are a couple bottle shaped bottle openers I made. The hardware is from the Woodcraft kit. The wood is apple wood. Finished with spray polyurethane. These will probably become gifts, or at least one will. I think I will hang on to one. They are a fun little project to make and good for...
  7. Apple Wood End Grain Cutting Board

    This was my first atempt a cutting board. Wood is from a crab apple tree from my Grandparent's back yard. Tree was planted sometime in the 50's and was cut down last year as it was dying. Unfortunatley it was cut and split into firewood before I could get my hands on it so I only have a...
  8. Dolphin attempt

    My first attempt on a creature. This was a fun and different project for me. I was certainly inspired by others in lumberjocks . I used Apple wood with a teak oil finish. I had to work around lots of defects in the wood. thanks tony www.advansite.com
  9. new to this wood stuff.. check out my projects

    These are a couple of my latest projects.. I fell in love with apple wood.. All of these are apple wood except for long bread bowl.. That one is oak. All finished with mineral oil and bee's wax..I started finishing some of my stuff with walnut oil , but was worried about people with food/nut...
  10. Applewood Airbrush Stand

    We had a bad storm about 3 years ago that damaged some of our apple trees, so I saved the wood for a "Someday Project". Then a few weeks ago when I was using my new airbrush feel out of the cheap commercial stand almost off the table. With the price of replacement parts for airbrushes these...
  11. swimming dolphin

    swimming dolphin - made from apple wood with a teak oil finish. made in 2 pieces.. Base and dolphin separate. Tried to make it look like the dolphin is floating above the waves.. i guess my apple wood is finally drying out. first pieces I did not struggle with cracks and splits from the wood...
  12. Bud Vases

    Miniature Bud Vases (~3" tall) in: Apple Wood Olive Wood Black Mesquite Cocobolo Fun little projects. Just have to be careful to get the diameter right for the test tube insert… or the vase will split from pressure, as I found out.
  13. First Turnings - Apple Wood Bowls

    I made these several years back after I cut down an old apple tree at our last house. I've made many other nicer things since, but I keep these as a reminder of what started it out.
  14. Apple wood tobacco pipe

    Here is one of my recent pipes made from apple wood that had been air drying for 25 years. Thanks for looking!
  15. Tree Carving in Apple Wood

    https://www.etsy.com/shop/JoshCarteArt https://www.Facebook.com/JoshCarteArt This tree is carved in a piece of dry, Apple wood. It measures 11 3/4" tall, 4" wide and 3" thick. This wood will not change or split any further. There is a split down the back side of the tree that occurred as this...
  16. New handle on an antique screwdriver.

    rikkor just posted some nice screwdrivers today. I was out in my shop, & opened my screwdriver drawer, & this old screwdriver was looking right at me. I made this new handle a few years ago. This was an old screwdriver of my Dad's, & it has to be way past 80 years old. The handle was all...
  17. Nakashima Style Sled Based Cherry Coffee Table

    Nakashima Style Sled Based Live Edge Cherry Coffee Table. 6' long, 30" at widest & 18" high. Great Cherry Crotch! Apple wood butterflies. Spar urethane finish. This is one of the smaller slabs from this log. I have 4 more slabs that are larger! Tha black staining is from long ago imbedded...
  18. Spalted Apple Wood Pendants

    Here are a collection of some of the pendants I have made from spalted apple wood. They were made from a great set of pen blanks I found on ebay. I love working the stuff. It's quite easy to work and has a unique look to it. Let me know what you think! Thanks for looking.
  19. Apple of my.....chisel?

    Apple as in apple wood as in apple wood handles for my chisels. I have had these series 750 Stanley sweetheart chisels for a over a year and they are good chisels except for one thing, the handles. When I first got them I was a little disappointed with the size and shape of the handles, they...
  20. Spring Apple Spoon

    Hello friends!, I have been away from the carving stump for a few months. I have been learning other aspects of hand tool woodwork. It was nice to get back to carving a little after being lucky enough to get some really nice Apple wood earlier this week. As always I thank those fine spoon...
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