Category Archive: Bowls and Platters

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Jul 10

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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Jun 25

Character bowls and my summer of turning day 5

Sometimes in my finished pieces I can see things in the grain of the wood like seascapes, mountains, trees, planets and sometimes even faces. In the bowl above I can see a face. The eyes, nose and mouth. I guess it’s a good thing that I can’t see ears sticking out, huh? Can you see …

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Jun 24

Banana humor has arrived for day 4

Banana puns on us Well it’s Friday and soon the weekend will be upon us and maybe for some it’s already arrived. I took the picture above and started thinking of puns with or about bananas. That can mean only one thing. I’m way too tired or as we say here in Maine, wicked tired. …

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