Kim Dailey

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Name: Kim Dailey
Date registered: July 21, 2011
URL: http://www.daileywoodworking.com

Latest posts

  1. Yesterday’s bowl turning class at Rockler — June 18, 2017
  2. CBN grinding wheel review — May 28, 2017
  3. Beginners bowl turning class at Rockler — May 21, 2017
  4. Beginners turning class — May 8, 2017
  5. Casting Custom Alumilite Pen Blanks — May 1, 2017

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Jun 18

Yesterday’s bowl turning class at Rockler

  Originally posted on Dailey Woodworking’s blog Yesterday I had the opportunity to teach my second bowl turning class at Rockler in S. Portland, Maine. Once again I had a great time teaching the class. Lisa, Greg, Brian and George all left with a finished bowl. They had each turned a pleasing shape on the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://thedaileygrind.com/2017/06/yesterdays-bowl-turning-class-at-rockler/

May 28

CBN grinding wheel review

This review has been almost three years in the making. Way back in June of 2014, I did a sharpening demo for our local turning club, the Western Mountain Woodturners Association. The demo day also happened to be my wife, Mary and my 26th wedding anniversary. I made some joke about it as I started the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://thedaileygrind.com/2017/05/cbn-grinding-wheel-review/

May 21

Beginners bowl turning class at Rockler

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to teach another woodturning class at Rockler in S. Portland, Maine. In order to be transparent, I should say that Rockler has hired me to be a turning instructor at the S. Portland Store. Yesterday’s turning class was for beginners on bowl turning. Class sizes are capped at 4 students …

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Permanent link to this article: http://thedaileygrind.com/2017/05/beginners-bowl-turning-class-at-rockler/

May 08

Beginners turning class

On Saturday May 6th I taught my first class at Rockler in South Portland, Maine.  We did a beginners class and went over several aspects of turning which included how to clean and set-up the lathe to make their turning more enjoyable each day. How to sharpen their turning tools using the One-way Wolverine system. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://thedaileygrind.com/2017/05/beginners-turning-class/

May 01

Casting Custom Alumilite Pen Blanks

In my last post there was a video showing the opening up and then the cutting of a block of custom poured Alumilite pen blanks. In today’s post I’m going to show how we made another block of custom pen blanks out of Alumilite. This block is a very dark blue and yellow Alumilite pour …

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Permanent link to this article: http://thedaileygrind.com/2017/05/casting-custom-alumilite-pen-blanks/

Apr 24

Learned something new

Recently I learned how to create my own custom acrylic blanks and this video shows me opening up the form used, cutting the blanks and a finished pen from my first custom acrylic pour.    

Permanent link to this article: http://thedaileygrind.com/2017/04/learned-something-new/

Feb 27

A Journey: Transforming a log – Part 1

I get asked a lot of questions about what I do with a log. It might be how do you know where to get the best bowl from a log or what are you going to make from that log. So I’ve decided to take you on a little journey and show you all the things …

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Permanent link to this article: http://thedaileygrind.com/2017/02/a-journey-transforming-a-log-part-1/

Jan 20

New bowls and stoppers

Over the last week or more I’ve been busy in the shop turning and then adding new bowls and bottle stoppers to the Dailey Woodworking site and in my Etsy store.  I’ve also been working on some new designs and products that I hope you will like but more on that in another post. Today I’m …

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Permanent link to this article: http://thedaileygrind.com/2017/01/new-bowls-and-stoppers/

Jan 02

New natural edge bowl

  I hope that everyone had a fine New Years eve and day. The bowl pictured above is the first new piece that I’ve added to my site in the new year. The bowl was hand turned from Curly Maple and features a natural edge running all around the wooden bowl. The bowl is approximately …

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Permanent link to this article: http://thedaileygrind.com/2017/01/new-natural-edge-bowl/

Jul 14

Day 21, 22 and 23 of my summer of turning

Day 21 On day 21 of my summer of turning, I was making a few different styles of bottle stoppers. I made some t-handle stoppers and the one pictured that features a stainless steel stopper. The top was turned from dyed purple Box Elder Burl and hopefully, I turned it into a pleasing shape. You …

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Permanent link to this article: http://thedaileygrind.com/2016/07/day-21-22-and-23/

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