I may have some spalted silver maple if that’s of interest to you. I’m away from the shop until tomorrow evening, so tag me if you want me to dig...
Hell of a deal! Looks like there’s a lot of clean wood in those logs.
Very cool! This is such an interesting exercise!
@drycreek had some a while back
Welcome! Nice work on the tables!
Cool! Those are distinctively your style... very nice!
Cool! Fingers crossed on the snakewood.
Same story with me... happy to do it, but it’s unlikely to happen fast.
Best wishes for a complete and speedy recovery!
I think most of the big name lathe companies have respectable reputations.
I’ve had a Powermatic 3520B for nearly a decade, and I haven’t felt...
Cool! It’s interesting how different the rays look with just a small difference in the grain direction.
Sweet! I like the simplicity of that shape... it lets the wood do the talking.
Yikes! That was close! Too bad that the roughout wasn’t thick enough... would’ve made a really nice looking bowl!
Not sure about the range of silver maple, but it’s a favorite of mine for utility stuff... lightweight but durable. Most of the larger trees...
Nice work! Mesquite is a favorite of mine... wish it grew a little further north!
Had a (too) short meeting with Mike and his (much) better half today. It’s was great to meet them both!
Wish we had had longer to chat, but he...
The spalting is safe. The same fungal elements that cause spalting are airborne... we’re all exposed to them all of the time.
Nicely done! Pretty wood too!
I’ll take it too, Mike. Thanks!