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  1. Tiger Lily Blanket chest

    Its that time of the year again when I do a project for the lily themed art show at the local pottery store. I have never built a blanket chest before so I thought I would give it a go. The bones of the case are made from butternut and the exterior panels are plywood veneered with eucalyptus. I...
  2. Jacobs ladder toy - Tablitas mágicas

    My version of the popular toy. No nails, no staples. Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus grandis) and HDF. Kids can spend hours playing with it (and big too…). Greetings. Martin Mi versión del conocido juguete. Nada de clavos, nada de grampas. Eucalipto (Eucaliptus grandis) con HDF (chapadur). Los chicos...
  3. Gemstone Box #112

    This box is the second of the series. Hopefully many more to come. The tile is tiger eye, black onyx and picture jasper. The primary wood is mesquite. Beautiful to work with. I used eucalyptus to back tile so it'll show on the inside of the lid. The pegs are bamboo and the lid is hinged with...
  4. A pair of Eucalyptus bowls/platters

    Heres a couple of bowl/platters from a eucalyptus tree which was harvested just down the road from my house in Tarpon Springs, Fl. The peice with no finial is ment for the owner of the tree which was harvested from hisfront yard by a local group who rescues trees otherwise Meant for the dump...
  5. A Eucalyptus and Butane Bottle Bench

    It took a while, but here's the first project of 2017. The Butane Bottle Bench. Made out of a big slab of Eucalyptus, cut 2 years ago when the last 2.5 meters of the tree was still standing, 2 Repsol gas bottles and some leftover hardwood. Video on the making of:
  6. A little Eucalyptus Table on a skip-found steel frame

    A few months ago I found a little X-legged table frame at the skip at the end of our street. Yes, there was a little bit of rust, but other than that it was in good order. A few years ago, a friend cut down a few Eucalyptus trees and kindly saw the the last 2 meters vertical in to slabs.. a bit...
  7. Red Gum Eucalyptus Turned Box

    Here is a Red Gum Eucalyptus Turned Box. All from the same piece of scrap wood with cracks in it. 2 1/4 diam X 2 1/2 tall with knob. This piece did not look proper with a finial, so I decided to just do a small knob. The crack was filled with metal shavings and CA glue. Finish is 2 coats of...
  8. Damascus Knife with Presentation Box

    My son's birthday was last week. For this year's gift, I decided to make him a knife. On vacation a few weeks ago, I picked up a Damascus blade blank from Smoky Mountain Knife Works. The blank as purchased is in photo 5. I added some scales from some nice burly Eucalyptus that LJ ki7hy sent...
  9. Commision Cane

    Got another commision job from the same guy that got the Gavel and Gavel Box projects. Not sure what kind of wood the shaft is. It came from my step sons tree in his yard. I get it over 2 years ago and it has been sitting in the corner of the garage since. The guy the cane is for is LARGE, so I...
  10. New one of a kind end tables Eucalyptus top/cypress legs.

    These tables are my new design that im running with and making a few for friends and family and anyone else who asks!! there a three leg design that looks off balance but stays true contrary to what your eyes make you think. These tables are created out of high quality Eucalyptus top with...
  11. 2 beauties

    got afew chunks of éucalypus this is my sixth project on the lathe i am proud of it and that was a cool wood to turn ribbons all day and my beautiful daughter lily shes a bead turner
  12. Live Edge Eucalyptus Turning

    Here is a Live Edge Vase I turned from the Eucalyptus I scored last month. It was still VERY wet and was spraying at me as I turned. 3 1/2 tall X 6 1/2 Wide (at the widest). Sanded to 400 grit, saturated with mineral oil and resanded to 400. Finished with 5 coats of Tung Oil/Varnish with 0000...
  13. A 4-String Something

    This was an experiment. Making a 4 string instrument out of reclaimed wood. It's not a guitar, not mandolin, not a citar… I don't know what it is yet, it is a surprise! The scale is set at 635 mm for the longest and 610 mm for the shortest string. This is the result of the experiment… Here's a...
  14. Turned bowl from Eucalyptus burl

    Small round bowl turned from a Eucalyptus burl. Eucalyptus tree (probably Red Gum) was cut down in the neighborhood and I rescued this small piece from the chipper. Finished with General Finishes Arm-R-Seal.
  15. Eucalyptus Burl Bowl

    I saw a big block of Eucalyptus Burl at Rockler a few weeks ago, and I picked it up for a nice $8. Well, after a few hours on the lathe, this is what I have… It is the deepest vessel I have made yet. It also makes me want more tools LOL. I did this entire bowl with a spindle gouge and a...
  16. Shaker Box for my wife

    I made 4 Shaker boxes for my adult children for Christmas, but I didn't make one for my wife. She let me know about that. But, I told her that I only had cut wood for 4 boxes and I could make hers anytime and not for Christmas. That seemed to keep the frying pans in the drawer. So here is the...
  17. BOWL EUCALYPTUS

    THIS PROJECT CONSIST OF A SHALLOW BOWL MADE FROM A PIECE OF EUCALYPTUS TREE THAT WAS GIVEN TO ME FROM A LJ BUDDY. THIS PROJECT STARTED AS A RECTANGULAR PIECE AND ENDED UP AS THIS BOWL. THE COLORS AND WOOD GRAIN IS FABULOUS. THE FINISH IS TRIPLE EEE AND SHELLAWAX. NEXT PROJECT WILL BE A LIDDED...
  18. Eucalyptus Burl Small Jewelry Box

    This was a quick project that I used to hone some more inlay techniques. I turned this small jewelry box and inlayed the initial of the person I was making it for in the top from black ebony. It was my second turning. I think I'm addicted.
  19. Flower vase from fire wood

    Flower vase from fire wood. I think it's Eucalyptus (Red Gum). It had lots of cracks going all the way through, filled them all with epoxy. Also coated the inside with epoxy so I can put water inside. I had to rig up a BBQ rotisserie motor to my lathe to turn the vase very slowly to keep the...
  20. Turned bowl from firewood

    3rd and last piece from the firewood find. Still not sure about the species, maybe Eucalyptus. Made this while demonstrating how to turn to some family members, then gave it to them as an early Christmas gift. Finished with Arm-R-Seal semi-gloss.
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