Category Archive: My Shop

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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Aug 04

Bowl 18 of my 100 wooden bowls in 100 day challenge

Birch Burl wood bowl #18 - Dailey Woodworking

  This is wooden bowl number 18 in my challenge to make 100 wooden bowls in 100 days. This bowl was turned from a rectangular piece of Birch Burl. The bowl is approximately 8 3/4 inches long x 4 1/2 inches wide and stands 1 5/8 inches high. The round bowl in the center is approximately …

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Aug 02

Bowl 17 of my 100 wooden bowls in 100 days challenge

This beautiful bowl is #17 in my 100 wooden bowl challenge. This is a 12 inch natural edge Maple Burl wood bowl. It could also be called a winged bowl or a live edge bowl. The flat rim or wings were turned to 1/8 inch in thickness and stick out from the bowl about 2 …

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Aug 01

Bowls 14, 15 and 16 off 100 wooden bowls in 100 days challenge

Well I got started again last week on posting my 100 wooden bowls in 100 days challenge and wouldn’t you know it I hurt myself. I was working on a natural edge bowl and cut the inside of my thumb pretty badly. It wasn’t really a turning accident because I had stopped the lathe to …

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Jul 25

Bowl 13 in my 100 bowls in 100 days challenge

  This is bowl #13 in my 100 bowl challenge. This is a shallow Curly Maple wood bowl that has a rim that has been dyed green and then I’ve added a little carving to it. The bowl is 10 1/2 inches x 1 1/2 inches high. This wooden bowls rim is 1 1/2 inches …

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Jul 25

Bowl 12 of 100 bowls in 100 days challenge

I knew when I started this challenge that my biggest problem could be writing a post everyday showing a bowl that I had finished that day. The turning of the bowl isn’t a problem. I can do that easily and I feel really at ease at the lathe in my shop. I’m not so much …

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