Woodturning the 8 Ball

I have woodturned an 8 ball from a chunk of walnut that has been kicking around the shop for about a decade. I first turned a sphere from the walnut.…

Woodturning the Eye

I have wood turned a human eye. The white of the eye is maple composed of 10 segmented rings. The iris is cherry, birch, and walnut in a fine segmented…

Woodturning a Sphere

I have wood turned my first sphere from a piece of sequoia wood. I started by turning a sphere from a spindle. Then I remounted the sphere at a 90゚…

Playing in the Sand

This past week we were at the central Oregon coast for 5 days. I made a maple sand toy on the CNC machine before we left to make textures in…

Pocahontas Was a Mistake, and Here’s Why!

But there’s a benefit to losing… you get to learn from your mistake. So don’t worry, we’re gonna fix colonialism, y’all! Twitter: https://twitter.com/thelindsayellis Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/loosecanon Sources: Stewart, James B. Disney…

The Ornament and The Tree

I’ve made an inside-out Christmas ornament. I built this by cutting out 6 diamond shaped pieces of blood heart and purple heart wood. I stacked the 6 pieces together to…

Wooden Recycling Bin

We have been in need of a box for our recycling drawer. I took inspiration from the paper bags that we have been using and made a box from very…