Robert (Jim) Wallace's Profile

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Hi,My name Is Jim Wallace , I've Been around wood all my life.Or should I say It's been around me. As a child I always wanted to create things from wood but did not have the time or place to do so until I moved to the Oregon coast area where i moved into a house with a garage. Here I am developing my skills as a worn out carpet installer turned wood turner. Somewhere between my birthday and Christmas 2007 I acquired a Wood lathe as a gift from my family.I had always wanted to try spinning wood bowls or whatever.Well my son in law found some small pieces of Hawaiian koa and kamani wood on EBay, perfect for turning pens and other small items.So I bought some pen making and other various kits and started spinning away.oh What a blast! I made pens,pencils,yoyos,bottle stoppers,chess sets,darts,bowls,mallets,tops etc. this is just the tip of the iceberg of things to do with the lathe. But for now I'm listing what I haven't sold or…

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  • Male
  • Born on December 9
  • Joined March 14, 2008

Favorite materials

Wood, Antler, Brass, Copper

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About

Hi,My name Is Jim Wallace , I've Been around wood all my life.Or should I say It's been around me. As a child I always wanted to create things from wood but did not have the time or place to do so until I moved to the Oregon coast area where i moved into a house with a garage. Here I am developing my skills as a worn out carpet installer turned wood turner. Somewhere between my birthday and Christmas 2007 I acquired a Wood lathe as a gift from my family.I had always wanted to try spinning wood bowls or whatever.Well my son in law found some small pieces of Hawaiian koa and kamani wood on EBay, perfect for turning pens and other small items.So I bought some pen making and other various kits and started spinning away.oh What a blast! I made pens,pencils,yoyos,bottle stoppers,chess sets,darts,bowls,mallets,tops etc. this is just the tip of the iceberg of things to do with the lathe. But for now I'm listing what I haven't sold or given away to family and friends.I hope you enjoy them
as much as I do in creating them.
I do enjoy crafting things to individual requests or specification.Please feel free to convo or or email me if i may be of service.Negotiations welcome.

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