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A Passion For Woodturning:
What is it about woodturning that intrigues me so much over conventional woodworking? I've concluded that it must be the freedom to create, without being bound by measurement. The thing I enjoy most is making something beautiful from a chunk of wood destined for the fireplace!

To take an ordinary log and watch the beauty of the wood grain and the character of the wood's flaws become exposed as I turn, is exciting. The knots, swirling wood grains, patterns left by fungus in deteriorating wood and natural cracks and voids make each turned object unique and full of character. I finish each turning to accentuate the beauty hidden in the wood and hope each one turns into a keepsake.

Background:
I am retired from 33 years with corporate America. I'm married, the father of two and grandfather of five. I began…

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  • Born on July 21
  • Joined August 20, 2006

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About

A Passion For Woodturning:
What is it about woodturning that intrigues me so much over conventional woodworking? I've concluded that it must be the freedom to create, without being bound by measurement. The thing I enjoy most is making something beautiful from a chunk of wood destined for the fireplace!

To take an ordinary log and watch the beauty of the wood grain and the character of the wood's flaws become exposed as I turn, is exciting. The knots, swirling wood grains, patterns left by fungus in deteriorating wood and natural cracks and voids make each turned object unique and full of character. I finish each turning to accentuate the beauty hidden in the wood and hope each one turns into a keepsake.

Background:
I am retired from 33 years with corporate America. I'm married, the father of two and grandfather of five. I began woodworking in the late 1960's and began woodturning about 1995. Member of the American Association of Woodturners and charter member of the Coulee Region Woodturning Club of LaCrosse, Wisconsin.

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If you are not satisfied for any reason with your order, please contact me so that I can make it right. I want you to be happy with your purchases. If you are happy with your purchase, I do appreciate feedback.

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