Tag Archives: woodturning

APRIL 23, 2016

I have been spending the last couple of weeks working through prototypes of 3 and 6 string strum stick designs. I am getting closer and closer to, The One! I have also been completing some commissions, newel posts with twists … Continue reading

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MARCH 27, 2016

This has been a very interesting winter for me. I have been in Maine at The Center For Furniture Craftsmanship teaching wood turning, carving, and box making, but mostly working on musical instruments. I started this exploration over a year … Continue reading

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DECEMBER 26, 2015

Happy Holidays to Everyone! Time is racing by as usual. Since my adventures in Philly I have visited the Tierney Learning Center to conduct an after school whistle making session. The program I visited is run by Claire Kaiser, a … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER 19, 2015

On Saturday I participated in an event at The Kimmel Center in Philadelphia sponsored by Craft Now. I was representing The Center For Art In Wood. We did a whistle making project. I had the best team ever. Suzanne and … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER 18, 2015

I have just arrived home from a whirlwind of teaching and events. Last Thursday I had the honor of returning to SUNY Purchase and being the guest instructor for an evening in KimWinkle’s Class. She is the current Wingate Fellow … Continue reading

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JUNE 14, 2015

ECHO LAKE I went to the Echo Lake Artist Collaborative at Bucks County Community College near Philadelphia this week. What an amazing event. 55 artist from all over, and from different mediums come together to collaborate for 3 days. All the … Continue reading

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DECEMBER 20, 2014

I have just spent the week unpacking and repacking, organizing and reorganizing. My students grades were due this week and I spent a lot of time going over the class I just taught week by week. I have said many … Continue reading

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August 24, 2014

From Beth Yesterday morning I completed some acorn newel tops I am doing for a job. I treated myself by going to New Alexandria Pennsylvania to the Cigar Box Guitar Museum, also known as Speal’s Tavern. I had read about … Continue reading

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2013 has been a wonderful year for Turning Around America – Thanks to the support of many, many people.

  We are feeling very grateful at the end of this year after succeeding in: • raising the funds to build Sanctuary • Make Fest woodturning educational event at SUNY at Purchase • building Sanctuary over the summer  •  Turning … Continue reading

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JULY 13, 2013

We had help today, and a pizza party in Sanctuary. More help coming tomorrow. 

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