Monthly Archives: August 2010

Dust collector trick

In the picture in the previous post about cup centers you will note that the dust collector pick-up has a shroud or frame around the opening. When I upgraded from my dust distributor system to an actual dust collector system I purchased … Continue reading

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Using a cup-center drive

Recently I had the opportunity to participate in a workshop led by Mark Sfirri. Mark is well known for his  multi centered turning resulting in some very unique shapes. Probably the most well known are his “Rejects from the Bat Factory” series. … Continue reading

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Mind and Matter Art Festival

After the Wood Coop Gallery closed down, we took our wares door to door and came upon the Arnold Mikelson Mind and Matter Gallery. Mary Mikelson felt my work worthy and accepted us into her gallery. At the same time she … Continue reading

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Nice note on another blog

Just got home from a motorcycle tour of western Canada. Lots of email to catch up on and one caught my attention right away. A gal named Patti stopped by our booth at the Mind and Matter Art Festival just … Continue reading

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