March 2008 Challenge

March Challenge

The March Challenge is "Something for the Kitchen."

Bill Battocchio


Bowl and Spoon and Fork The spoon and fork were obtained from a thrift store and the handles made from back-yard Apricot. The finish for all is Turners Oil.
3/7/2008 Click on image to see closeup.

Stephen Case-Pall


Tea Tray and Tea Pot Dome The tray is turned Mahogany finished in Lacquer and Wax. The dome is Olive and Coco bolo and finished the same way.
Oven Hook Made from Hard Maple and Coco bolo, it is finished in wax.
3/7/2008 Click on image to see closeup.

John Fowler


Butter Paddles made from Teak and Maple. The finish is Watco.
3/7/2008 Click on image to see closeup.

Dan Gallo


Turned Toothpick Dispenser from Redheart and Ebony it is finished with buffed wax.
Scrolled Heart Trivet from Mahogany finished with Watco Danish Oil and topped with Deft semi-gloss lacquer.
3/7/2008 Click on image to see closeup.

Arlen Handberg


Trivet made from Alder, Walnut, and Santos; it is finished in Lacquer. The work demonstrates complementary routing.
3/7/2008 Click on image to see closeup.

Gene Haury


Hot Plate was a Christmas gift he made from Oak and finished in Watco, repossessed for tonight's challenge (then returned.)
3/7/2008 Click on image to see closeup.

Wayne Jackson


Salad Tongs made from Walnut.
3/7/2008 Click on image to see closeup.

John Knittle


Kitchen Mallet made from Avocado and finished in Shellac and wax. It would be used for meat pounding/tenderizing.
3/7/2008 Click on image to see closeup.

Bob Lattanzi


Candle Holder Bob glued together scraps of wood and turned this piece from the resulting block. It is finished in butcher block oil. (Includes Stude wood, for those who remember.)
3/7/2008 Click on image to see closeup.

Chuck Pearson


Cutting Board made from Maple, Walnut and Cherry. It is seasoned in mineral oil. It is an interesting exercise in glue ups.
3/7/2008 Click on image to see closeup.

Adolf Ruckstuhl


Spatula A simple spatula made from Oak.
3/7/2008 Click on image to see closeup.

W. Lee Truman


Bowl and Refrigerator Pen Lee made the bowl from Zebra wood. The pen has a magnet to attach to the refrigerator. The finish is poly wipe.
3/7/2008 Click on image to see closeup.

Dan Waingrow


Napkin Holder
3/7/2008 Click on image to see closeup.

Bill Watkins


Coaster Made from Cherry and other scrap wood and finished in polyurethane.
3/7/2008 Click on image to see closeup.

David Wolf


Bowl made from Walnut and scrap wood; it is finished in mineral oil.
3/7/2008 Click on image to see closeup.

Jerry Wolf


Step Stool made from Poplar and finished in Gloss White.
3/7/2008 Click on image to see closeup.

Anonymous


Oven Pullers makers were not identified.
3/7/2008 Click on image to see closeup.