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All right, this is no longer a brand new, never-before-seen, one-of-a-kind, truly unique, web site full of good reading, simply because it is no longer brand new. And the eclectic pictorial assortment of turned wood heirlooms needs some fervent attention, which I have been derelict in providing. But I'm likely to get around to it, in due course. (Be advised that my life is filled with many courses.) I guess I should update my photo, as well. Hmmm. What to do? What to do? I know - I'll turn some more wood!

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John Styer - The Lathe-Meister
John Styer,
The Lathe-Meister

For the under-initiated, a lathe is an instrument to which you can attach a piece of wood and give it a whirl. Belt driven by a motor, it causes the wood to spin wildly. In fact, that's part of the initiation process. In short order, one learns to appreciate rapid spinning, much more than wild spinning. By applying a sharp tool to the wood, while it is rapidly spinning, usually anywhere from a couple hundred rpm to 3-4,000 rpm, the wood can be shaped into myriad designs.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 
















Oct. 4-5 - Harvest Moon Festival, Greenville, DE, 10-5

Oct. 11-12 - Catoctin Colorfest, Thurmont, MD, 9-5

Oct. 18 - Farm Museum Apple Butter Making, Fair Hill, MD, 10-4

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green bulletVisit the Local Yokel in downtown North East every day, to see some of my work!

green bulletSteampunk Pens!

New selection of pill boxes, ball point pens, and fountain pens.

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