June 2009 Show & Tell Pictures

Dave Blackburn


This is an all new Grid Top Box made from Indian Rosewood, Ebony, Fippleback Maple, Yellow Heart, Mother of Pearl. It also has white, yellow and black palla shell. The finish is colored dyes and lacquer. It was a lot of work to get the finish just right.
6/5/2009 Click on image to see closeup.

Bill Gourlay


This Surf bandsaw box was made from Walnut donated by Arlen. The drawer pull is Lemon wood. The finish is Formby's Tung Oil and Minwax Finishing Wax.
6/5/2009 Click on image to see closeup.


This Bandsaw Box #9 is make from Walnut. The finish starts with a special Walnut stain followed by Formby's Tung Oil Finish and Minwax Finishing Wax.
6/5/2009 Click on image to see closeup.


Walking Stick #4 Horse head is carved from Walnut. The stick is made from an Ornamental Plum branch. The finish is Acrylics and Helmspar Varathane.
6/5/2009 Click on image to see closeup.

Bob Pollard


Knife and Scabbard The scabbard is carved from Santos Mahogany. The finish is oil. The knife is a 'found' knife given to him by a friend and then restored.
6/5/2009 Click on image to see closeup.


Bob made this computer desk. It is 6' x 2' x 3'. The material is Beach. The finish is Ebony with black additive. The leg panels are hinged and two sections are attached with table clamps form disassembly and transportation.
6/5/2009 Click on image to see closeup.

Gene West


Flying Pig is automated made from Swamp Ash. It is finished in Acrylic. The Scotch yoke moves the wings.
6/5/2009 Click on image to see closeup.


Boxing Bear and Punching Bag is also automated. It is made from Bass wood and finished in Acrylic. The toy is activated by the ball.
6/5/2009 Click on image to see closeup.


The Bucking Mule is made from Swamp Ash and finished in Acrylic. It is also is animated as the Mule and it's feet move with a string.
6/5/2009 Click on image to see closeup.


This Dragon Fly is a miniature of a larger one he made before. This one is made from Walnut and finished in Acrylic. It is animated by rolling on a flat surface.
6/5/2009 Click on image to see closeup.


The Swimmer is an articulated model of a swimmer in motion. The arms swing from a pulley turned by a crank and steel spring belt. The wood is Swamp Ash and the finish Acrylic.
6/5/2009 Click on image to see closeup.