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Photo Gallery - 2019

I've broken up the Instant Gallery photos into different pages for each year for easier searching and faster page loading. 

For links to other years see below. 

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12/11/19

12/11/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: Suminagashi dyed bottle stopper

12/11/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: two poplar platters with casting epoxy and buffed wax finish

12/11/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: Maple puzzle on plywood base with Danish oil and lacquer finish

12/11/19 - Chris Godfrey: First vase, made from a white birch he planted with his father when he was young. Finished with a "couple of coats of shine juice."

12/11/19 - Kevin Barb: Sapele bottle stoppers with wood burning with salad bowl finsih

12/11/19 - Mike Kross: Vacuum tube Christmas tree ornament

12/11/19 - Mike Kross: part of an upcoming project, ebony finial, finish with EEE and friction polish

12/11/19 - Mike Kross: Vase with shellac finish and 3 stage buffing

12/11/19 - Bob Bernardi: 2X ornaments

12/11/19 - Kevin Barb: demo on "inside-out turning". From left, a 6 piece ornament, a 4 piece ornament, a 3 piece goblet (stem), 4 demo pieces with clamps shown, and a 4 piece wine bottle

12/11/19 - End view of a 6 piece inside-out turning, first stage.

12/11/19 - End view of a 3 piece inside-out turning, first stage.

11/13/19

11/13/19 - Bob Bernardi: Box elder vessel with wood burning

11/13/19 - Bob Bernardi: Pear wood vessel

11/13/19 - Bob Bernardi: Small cherry bowl with black paint

11/13/19 - Harry Mickey: Two bottle stoppers made with the technique demonstrated last month

11/13/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: Bottle stopper using the technique demonstrated last month

11/13/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: Bottle stopper with red and yellow alcohol dye and Lichtenberg wood burning

11/13/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: Spalted bowl (wood from Lou C.)

11/13/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: Scrap piece of maple and leftover resin

11/13/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: Celtic knot platter with oak and resin and an ogee shape. (An ogee is a double curve usually with each curve opposing one another like an “S”.)

11/13/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: Spalted maple ogee platter, buffed with carnauba wax finish.

11/13/19 - Chris Godfrey: Cherry burl bowl with "shine juice" finish.

11/13/19 - John Moore: Cherry bowl. This is John's FIRST BOWL! Nice job!

11/13/19 - John Moore: Spalted Maple Pen

11/13/19 - John Moore: Cherry Pen

11/13/19 - Kevin Barb: Maple bottle stopper

11/13/19 - Chris Stolicky: Bottle stopper with purple alcohol dye and white liming wax followed by black bison wax.

11/13/19 - Mike Kross: Bell ornament

11/13/19 - Mike Kross: Cherry burl bottle stopper

11/13/19 - Dan Crandell: Oak bowl with two coats of Tung oil

11/13/19 - Dan Crandell: Prototype football piggy bank in foreground with in process bank in the background.

11/13/19 - Wood burning demo: electrode in foreground and re-purposed battery charger in background (C. Stolicky)

11/13/19 - NiCr wire and other utensils for wood burning

11/13/19 - Burnmaster power supply and pen

11/13/19 - Homemade "tip and stroke" board with different power settings (Lou C.)

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10/16/19 - Dan Crandell: Spalted Maple bowl. Bowl is sanded to 600 grit and coated with 4 coats of minwax Tung oil

10/16/19 - Dan Crandell: Spalted Maple bowl. Bowl is sanded to 800 grit then sealed with a shellac/BLO/DA mix, then 2 coats of Zinsser shellac

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10/16/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: Live edge Cherry bowl with epoxy

10/16/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: Spalted maple bowl stabilized with epoxy

10/16/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: Apple bowl. Cracks are filled in with blue pigmented epoxy

10/16/19 - Lou Demo on Bottle Stoppers (Please note the safety gear.)


9/11/19

9/11/19 - Harry Mickey: Cherry Hollow Vessel based off of Trent Bosch's class

9/11/19 - Harry Mickey: Walnut platter

9/11/19 - Harry Mickey: Small Cherry Bowl

9/11/19 - Harry Mickey: Small Maple Bowl

9/11/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: Seasonally appropriate bottle stopper, will be Halloween gifts.

9/11/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: epoxy blank with skull and wood base, getting ready for turning

9/11/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: epoxy repaired bowl. Had a large crack on the edge, filled it with black epoxy and creatively found a way to worked in some leaves with crushed malachite.

9/11/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: Buckeye burl coasters with epoxy dragon themed cutouts and glued on cork backing

9/11/19 - Dan Crandell: Live edge bowl (cherry)

9/11/19 - Dan Crandell: slice of burl / small platter

9/11/19 - Chris Stolicky: Red moly burl pen with 5 coats of CA finish. Pen is an EDC pen from Penn State Industries

9/11/19 - Lou Carusone: discussing the process of coring the large burl to get multiple bowl blanks and a platter

9/11/19 - Lou Carusone and Mike Kross: Very Large burl bowl from local burl

9/11/19 - Lou Carusone showed this simple plate stand made by Stan Blanchard

9/11/19 - Lou Carusone: segmented box with wood burning

9/11/19 - Mike Kross: burl bowl

9/11/19 - Mike Kross: burl bowl

9/11/19 - Mike Kross: small plate and hollow vessel

9/11/19 - Mike Kross & Lou Carusone - small burl bowl from the large burl blank & cores

9/11/19 - Mike & Lou - another burl blank, drying (rough turned.)

9/11/19 - Mike or Lou - small platter from the large burl blank

7/10/19

7/10/19 - Don Orr's video hollowing system. All you need is a camera with mounting system, power and a video display.

7/10/19 - Don Orr's video hollowing system showing marking of the tool (on a screen protector) and the red showing the desired wall thickness.

7/10/19 - Marking the desired wall thickness.

7/10/19 - VIDEO of Don's video hollowing system. Nice demo Don - thanks! (If the link does not work, it may be an issue with your browser. Try another browser, or right-click and save the link locally.)

5/8/19

5/8/19 - Lou Carusone: Ash bowl with butcher block oil finish

5/8/19 - Bob Bernardi: Cedar blank, returned to bring out freshness/scent

5/8/19 - Bob Bernardi: Two buckthorn bowls

5/8/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: Spalted Maple and Olive Wood box for God-Daughter's First Communion, with Alumilite Neon Pink and Pearlex inlay

5/8/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: "firewood bowl" with resin rim

5/8/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: Large Maple Bowl

5/8/19 - Don Orr: Several pitcher and spout prototypes and the final design

5/8/19 - Don Orr: Solid, single piece walnut pitcher - left a ring at bottom to carve lugs. Bush Oil finish. 3rd place in hollow forms at 2019 Woodworkers Showcase

5/8/19 - Bill Alous: Buckeye burl bowl

5/8/19 - Bill Alous: Ambrosia Maple vase

5/8/19 - Mike Kross: 2X hollow forms (unfinished)

5/8/19 - Mike Kross: Tool handle

5/8/19 - Don Orr: thin sycamore bowl

5/8/19 - Don Orr: Mulberry Vase

4/10/19

4/10/19 - Mike Kross: Spalted bowl

4/10/19 - Lou Carusone: Spalted bowl (repaired)

4/10/19 - Mike Kross: Large segmented bowl from butcher block countertop

4/10/19 - Harry Mickey: Pen

4/10/19 - Dan Crandell: bowl

4/10/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: Resin bowl with birds and deer...

4/10/19 - Mike Kross: Spalted bowl

4/10/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: Milliput 2 part epoxy demo

4/10/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: Mother of Pearl and Alcohol dye Inlay DA Sander or Dual Action Sander Pneumatic pencil grinder

3/13/19

3/13/19 - Bob Bernardi: Sapele Handle for Apple Press

3/13/19 - Kevin Barb: Hollow Apple Ornament, cut in half for inspection

3/13/19 - Don Orr: experimenting with new hollowing camera system

3/13/19 - Harry Mickey: 3 pens from some very old pen blanks

3/13/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio: resin ball with burl base. Made with a 4 jaw chuck, a vacuum chuck and a sphere jig. Sanded to 3600 grit with DA sander, then yorkshire grit polishing compound, micro compound , then buffed with white diamond, then carnuba wax.

3/13/19 - Kevin Barb: Experiment in Asymmetry

3/13/19 - Don Orr: Winged Oak Bowl from wood from the “Great Oak” at the Landis Arboretum. This was a 400 year old White Oak that was mostly destroyed by Hurricane Irene.

3/13/19 - Don Orr: Small Oak Bowl from wood from the “Great Oak” at the Landis Arboretum. This was a 400 year old White Oak that was mostly destroyed by Hurricane Irene.

3/13/19 - Don Orr: Wine Bottle Stoppers from wood from the “Great Oak” at the Landis Arboretum. This was a 400 year old White Oak that was mostly destroyed by Hurricane Irene.

3/13/19 - Chris Stolicky: Aluminum Pen

3/13/19 - Lou Carusone: Maple Earing Tree / Rack

3/13/19 - Lou Caruson: Ball and Cup Game

3/13/19 - From the demo on Jam Chucks - easily made from a piece of construction lumber

3/13/19 - A jam chuck design for turning twice turned bowls (after they've dried and warped)

3/13/19 - Jam Chuck in Action


2/13/19

2/13/19 - Bob Bernardi - Maple scraper, in progress

2/13/19 - Bob Bernardi - Walnut scraper, in progress

2/13/19 - Bob Bernardi - apple and cherry shawl pins

2/13/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio - another awesome work of art

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2/13/19 - Don Orr - wand

2/13/19 - Don Orr - prototype reed and cane handles on ash pitcher #1

2/13/19 - Don Orr - prototype reed and cane handles on ash pitcher #2

2/13/19 - Don Orr - beads of courage bowl from 2x8 pine

2/13/19 - Chris Godfrey - butter nut bowl / change dish

2/13/19 - Kevin Barb - Wine bottle stoppers, some walnut, mostly Sapele.

2/13/19 - Kevin Barb - Beads of courage bowl (box) (made in 2018)

2/13/19 - Dan Crandell - learning spindle turning and hollowing

2/13/19 - Tonight's topic - chuck maintenance


1/9/19

1/9/19 - Chris Stolicky espresso maker filter holder and handle. Handle is padauk and sapwood

1/9/19 - Chris Stolicky cocobolo filter holder

1/9/19 - Chris Stolicky Mango Pen

1/9/19 - Bob Bernardi - experimentation in texturing with new tool

1/9/19 - Bob's new texturing tool

1/9/19 - Harry Mickey Pens

1/9/19 - Rich D'Ambrosio completed platter from last month

1/9/19 - Chris Godfrey Burl Bowl

1/9/19 - Chris Godfrey returned Maple bowl

1/9/19 - Don Orr - Ash bell Christmas ornament

1/9/19 - Don Orr - fixture for "side hollowed" Christmas ornaments

1/9/19 - Don Orr - side hollowed Christmas ornaments (See John Lucas article in AAW electronic magazine)

1/9/19 - Kevin Barb - 3X bottle stoppers - Maple and Purple Heart, Birch Plywood, Resin

1/9/19 - Mike Kross - Christmas ornament (hollow)

1/9/19 - Mike Kross - let's see what this looks like next month!

1/9/19 - Lou Carusone - another gorgeous segmented bowl.

1/9/19 - Lou Carusone - making of a featuring ring block for his next bowl

1/9/19 - Demonstration of the laser engraver in wood

1/9/19 - Demonstration of the laser engraver in acrylic

1/9/19 - Laser engraver

1/9/19 - Courtney demonstrates the laser engraver

1/9/19 - Laser Engraver in action: Check out this link to see the laser cutting through 1/4" poplar

1/9/19 - Result of engraving and cutting

1/9/19 - Completing a platter for Rich's mother with the family crest engraved