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by Steve Schlumpf
Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Woodturning Discussion and Sharing
Topic: Another Copy
Replies: 4
Views: 47

Re: Another Copy

Well, the pattern exists but I wasn't able to find any info as to pattern name. Here is a link: https://www.etsy.com/listing/219495562/sisal-grass-coil-basket-large-native?show_sold_out_detail=1 I like it! Very interesting/busy pattern - reminds me of the sun. Love the colors! Good luck in finding o...
by Steve Schlumpf
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Woodturning Discussion and Sharing
Topic: Pewa Practice
Replies: 8
Views: 49

Re: Pewa Practice

Haven't done any pewas yet but it looks pretty cool. I assume you had to use a state of the art Pewa cutter? I like the bowl - nice form and thickness! Judging by the number of small holes, I am guessing this would make for a good popcorn bowl! :wave:
by Steve Schlumpf
Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Woodturning Discussion and Sharing
Topic: Murmuration- Winner TOTW 2-18-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 164

Re: Murmuration- Winner TOTW 2-18-2018

Congrats on winning TOTW honors Mike! Looking forward to seeing your next creation! 2thumbsup
by Steve Schlumpf
Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: Woodturning Discussion and Sharing
Topic: Can this marriage survive?
Replies: 13
Views: 196

Re: Can this marriage survive?

I see that this wonderful turning just won the cover honors over on WOW! Congrats Curt - your work is grabbing everyone's attention! Very happy to see you get the recognition! :clap:
by Steve Schlumpf
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Woodturning Discussion and Sharing
Topic: An other basket
Replies: 9
Views: 102

Re: An other basket

Curt - man, I have to say that this piece impresses me! Love the 'old' effect that the green wood added and your beads/burns really make the pot look original and like something you would hope to find in a museum out west. Very nice work! Looking forward to seeing your next creation! :clap:
by Steve Schlumpf
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Woodturning Discussion and Sharing
Topic: Splits and cracks, but not a leg in sight!
Replies: 14
Views: 120

Re: Splits and cracks, but not a leg in sight!

I really like the form Les! This will look great in your gallery display. Hope you are turning a bunch more because I don't think this will be sitting there very long. Good luck with your sales! :wave:
by Steve Schlumpf
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Woodturning Discussion and Sharing
Topic: Big [really big] Beautiful Grizzly Beast
Replies: 9
Views: 122

Re: Big [really big] Beautiful Grizzly Beast

Congrats on your new lathe Roger! Have fun!
by Steve Schlumpf
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Woodturning Discussion and Sharing
Topic: Murmuration- Winner TOTW 2-18-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 164

Re: Murmuration

Well - I'm impressed! Love the concept and I think you did a great job on the carving! Looking forward to seeing more along this theme! Thanks for sharing! 2thumbsup
by Steve Schlumpf
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Woodturning Discussion and Sharing
Topic: 2018...so far
Replies: 14
Views: 121

Re: 2018...so far

Wow - they all look great Mike! Best of luck with your shows!! 2thumbsup
by Steve Schlumpf
Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Woodturning Discussion and Sharing
Topic: Flower Follow Up
Replies: 3
Views: 104

Re: Flower Follow Up

I think the paint is a pretty cool effect. I do like the larger exposed wood portion on the Bad Pizza version as I find the Flower version ratio of wood to paint not quite as pleasing. Just an opinion. Looking forward to seeing more of these! :wave:
by Steve Schlumpf
Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Woodturning Discussion and Sharing
Topic: Can this marriage survive?
Replies: 13
Views: 196

Re: Can this marriage survive?

Most impressive Curt! I think you did a great job on this! Great pattern and color. Only thing I noticed was that you didn't sign it! Looking forward to seeing your next one!! 2thumbsup
by Steve Schlumpf
Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: Newcomers
Topic: hello from a very wet and windy England
Replies: 2
Views: 38

Re: hello from a very wet and windy England

Welcome to our site Martin! When you get the time, please go to the Discussion Forum and share some photos of your work. We all love photos!! If you have any questions about the site, woodturning, etc., please let us know as we are all here to help. Also, when you have time, please add you location ...
by Steve Schlumpf
Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Woodturning Discussion and Sharing
Topic: More Bad Pizza- Winner TOTW 2-10-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 358

Re: More Bad Pizza- Winner TOTW 2-10-2018

Congrats on winning the TOTW honors Jerry! Looking forward to seeing more of this painting technique!
by Steve Schlumpf
Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Tips, Tools, & Techniques
Topic: 1st post/ton of questions.(Canadian input please)
Replies: 6
Views: 71

Re: 1st post/ton of questions.(Canadian input please)

John, if you can resize the photos to 1024 pixels on the long side and no larger than 150kb file size, you shouldn't have any issues uploading them.
by Steve Schlumpf
Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Woodturning Discussion and Sharing
Topic: 3-Legged Bowl #3
Replies: 6
Views: 121

Re: 3-Legged Bowl #3

I like the variation to your legged bowl theme. I know some people love things to be round and some will prefer the long/thin leg variety but the real proof is in the sales. Good luck with that! :clap:
by Steve Schlumpf
Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Tips, Tools, & Techniques
Topic: 1st post/ton of questions.(Canadian input please)
Replies: 6
Views: 71

Re: 1st post/ton of questions.(Canadian input please)

John,

Not sure if you already have this but if not, it might help when trying to figure out if you have all the parts. This is from 1961. http://vintagemachinery.org/pubs/83/17477.pdf
This is from 1950. http://vintagemachinery.org/pubs/83/6094.pdf
by Steve Schlumpf
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Newcomers
Topic: Hello from Denver
Replies: 2
Views: 40

Re: Hello from Denver

Hi John and welcome to our site! Lots of folks here to help answer your questions but probably the best bit of advice we can offer is to get with your local woodturning club and get some hands-on time before you think about buying any tools. You may already know of a local turning club, but if not, ...
by Steve Schlumpf
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Woodturning Discussion and Sharing
Topic: B&R Bowl
Replies: 9
Views: 168

Re: B&R Bowl

Great form but it is the contrast in the wood that really grabs the attention. VERY nice bowl Jim! :clap:
by Steve Schlumpf
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Woodturning Discussion and Sharing
Topic: 3 Legged bowl - #2
Replies: 5
Views: 121

Re: 3 Legged bowl - #2

Wow - great bowl and congrats on your sale! Love the V bowl form and the thin legs. Gives it a real retro look and yet has a very modern art feel to it. I think you have found a winning form combination and your sale proves that you are on to something. Thanks for sharing! 2thumbsup
by Steve Schlumpf
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Woodturning Discussion and Sharing
Topic: Tübatulabal Cooking Basket
Replies: 13
Views: 305

Re: Tübatulabal Cooking Basket

My apologies for being so late to the party. Beautiful basket Bill. Amazed at the fine detail work. Someone got one heck of a Christmas present!! Thanks for sharing! 2thumbsup
by Steve Schlumpf
Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Woodturning Discussion and Sharing
Topic: New Basket Topic- Winner TOTW 2-4-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 411

Re: New Basket Topic- Winner TOTW 2-4-2018

Congrats on winning the Turning of the Week honors Jim! Well deserved and a great way to welcome you back!! 2thumbsup
by Steve Schlumpf
Sat Feb 03, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Woodturning Discussion and Sharing
Topic: Personal Protection Equipment for Woodturners
Replies: 6
Views: 119

Re: Personal Protection Equipment for Woodturners

Alan - happy you can relate to my comment. Nothing will make me stop watching a video quicker than someone using a soft focus - whether intended or not. I haven't been visiting the AAW site very often, I imagine you have a whole series of videos by now. Feel free to share some more links - especiall...
by Steve Schlumpf
Sat Feb 03, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Woodturning Discussion and Sharing
Topic: Personal Protection Equipment for Woodturners
Replies: 6
Views: 119

Re: Personal Protection Equipment for Woodturners

Good video Alan! Safety features were well laid out, imaging was in focus (MUCH appreciated!) and audio was at a clear and comfortable level. Thanks for sharing! 2thumbsup
by Steve Schlumpf
Fri Feb 02, 2018 8:07 am
Forum: Newcomers
Topic: Hi From Bourbon, Indiana
Replies: 3
Views: 39

Re: Hi From Bourbon, Indiana

David, welcome to our site! Looking forward to seeing some of your work - so when you get the chance, go over to the Woodturning Discussion and Sharing forum and show us what you have been turning. If you have any questions about posting photos or how to get around the site, let us know. There is so...
by Steve Schlumpf
Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Any Ideas??
Replies: 9
Views: 157

Re: Any Ideas??

Dick, took a while for me to figure out how to change the Behind the arts module but Wally is once again on the Front Page!

Still looking forward suggestions for the Front Page - if anyone has any ideas. :wave: