Category Archive: My Shop

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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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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Jun 23

The story of Dave and my summer of turning, day 3

  I realize by just posting pictures and descriptions of something that I’ve made probably isn’t as exciting for you as it is for me. So I’m going to try to add little stories to keep you coming back. The story of Dave My earliest recollection of wanting to work with wood is from the …

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Jun 21

My summer #1 New Curly Maple Salad Bowl

I’ve been pretty lazy about writing on my blog. So I’m going to try to change that starting with today’s post. I’m going to try to capture my summer by posting something new that I’ve made each day until the last day of summer,  September 21st. So the first up is a wonderful 12 inch …

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Oct 29

Zeke’s Burl

Recently we had an open house/shop tour and one of our neighbors came over to it. Of course living here in the western foothills of Maine, neighbor is a relative term. They live on the ridge opposite of us, so probably 3/4 of a mile away by road. Anyways Zeke and Joyce came over to …

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Oct 24

Announcing Online Cash Mob Etsy Maine Team November 8, 2013

    I am part of the Etsy Maine Team – a community of over 700 online shops with over 13,000 items that supports and helps one another promote their shops through the wonderful auspices of Etsy, Facebook, Twitter and most recently Pinterest. We are having our 2nd Annual Online Cash Mob (from Wikipedia “A …

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Oct 23

Bowls 21 through 25. Final bowls in challenge to get to 100.

    When I set out on this challenge my goal was to turn and show you 100 bowls in 100 days. If you have been following along on my little odyssey you know that I didn’t make it. Day 100 was October 17th and in that time I was able to turn over 50 …

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Sep 13

Bowl 20 in my 100 wooden bowls in 100 days challenge

Well it’s been almost a month since my last post and there has been a huge delay in my 100 bowls challenge. Unfortunately I re-injured my forearm. I was in a car accident in 2005 and as a result of that accident I have a metal plate in my left forearm. From time to time the …

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Aug 09

Bowl 19 of the 100 wooden bowls in 100 days challenge

  Here is bowl #19. This is a small Blister Maple wood bowl. Whatever direction you move this bowl in the light you get to see more of the figure and it has a holographic effect or chatoyant effect on your eyes. This is an incredible small wooden bowl. The bowl is approximately 5 1/2 …

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