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Day 20 and Apple Wood Bowl

Today’s turning This bowl was turned from Apple wood. It’s been sitting in my shop waiting to be finished up for about 5 years. Can you say procrastination? The bowl is approximately 8 1/4 x 2 inches and has some very nice figure to it. The bowl does have a small crack in it which …

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Day 19 Like a big pizza pie

That’s Amore How many of you can remember Dino Crocetti’s song, That’s Amore? No? How many of you are saying who’s Dino Crocetti, that song was by Dean Martin? You would be right, Dino Crocetti changed his name to Dean Martin and became a star. How about the line from the song, “When the moon …

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Day 17 and 18 of my summer of turning

I’ve had to double up days again because both my wife and I have been sick lately. Unfortunately, I gave it to her and neither of us has felt like doing much of anything. However, I did promise you on Day 16 that I had another pen to show you and here it is. This …

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Introducing the Yarmouth and Day 16 of my summer

Introducing the Yarmouth Twist Pen Today I would like to introduce you to a new pen. Our new pen is the Yarmouth twist pen. This pen has a smooth operating twist mechanism and takes a Parker™ style refill. The pens will be available in platinum with black titanium accents or platinum with gold titanium accents. …

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My 5K and day 15 of my summer

  My 5K yesterday So yesterday I did my first 5K road race in over 30 years. Yup, it would be an understatement to say it’s been a few years since I last did a race. Let me also be right up front and say that I didn’t run the race, I walked. You might …

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