Recently I purchased a cyclone kit for my shop vac. Having burned out 1 motor on my shop vac and spending way too much time cleaning filters (or money replacing them), this seemed like a good investment. I read a couple of reviews, watched an excellent one at http://www.thewoodwhisperer.com/videos/cyclone-separator-shootout/ , and decided on The Dust Deputy […]
This month’s CCW demonstrator was Ron Brown. He demonstrated making several items for us, including a scoop, instructions on spatualas, an acorn, and a top. With the North Georgia Folk Festival coming up in a few weeks, I decided it would be a good time to get some practice making tops. They can be easy […]
This is my second attempt at a Steampunk themed pen, and I’m pretty happy with how it turned out. This time I used a black chrome Wall Street II mechanism that matches the paint that I used for the pen tube. I attached 8 watch gears of various sizes to the tube before casting in […]
The first session is getting off to a bit of a rough start. The sound system is not working in one of the 5 rooms — the one I’m in. Carole Floate is giving an interesting presentation on ‘marbling’ wood. Luckily, she said that she will email us instructions. I look forward to giving this […]
Work has started on a special order for a friend… Update Tuesday night: I’m getting closer to finishing… Update Wednesday night: Ready for delivery!
The Southern States Symposium for 2012 will be held April 27, 28, and 29th at the Georgia Mountains Conference Center in Gainesville, GA. This is a great opportunity to see some very talented demonstrators. More information can be found at http://www.southernstatessymposium.org/
Earlier this month I posted a few new items on my Etsy shop. Here are a few pics. For more pics, as well as some other items, please visit the shop. Feedback is welcome! Enjoy!
From an email I received about an upcoming event… — Just The Facts — Don Russell’s Woodturning & More Picnic Saturday, July 16th, 2011 Hours: 9am to 3pm Saturday Don Russell’s Farm 2025 Gum Creek Road Oxford, Ga. 30054 (near Covington, Ga.) in Newton County. Contacts are Tom Jeanes (770)670-8985 , firstname.lastname@example.org or Ron Brown […]
As 2011’s webmaster for the Classic City Woodturners, I have completed my initial rollout of the new website. Go take a peek at it, and if you live in the Athens area, come join us at one of our monthly meetings!
Hey, folks, since I got the online store up and running in time for Thanksgiving, I figured that I may as well have a Black Friday / Cyber Monday sale. Click on the Store link and use the coupon code BLACKFRIDAY2010 during checkout for 10% off your order — or ‘Like’ WoodturningBlog on Facebook and […]