February 2012 Show & Tell Pictures

Brian Bastow


Brian constructed this Brief Case from Oak and Oak plywood. The finish is Polyurethane. It has folding separators to act as a work table in the airport.
2/3/2012 Click on image to see closeup.

Dave Blackburn


This box is titled Ancestry. It is made from all of the following woods: Sycamore, Wenge, Bloodwood, Black Palm, Maple, Manzanita Burl, Ebony, and Maple Burl. The finish is Polyurethane. It has a false bottom with a hidden cavity. The front is a Wyoming fish fossil.
2/3/2012 Click on image to see closeup.

Joe Bushre


First time presenter, Joe, made this Master Chief's Humidor from Brazilian Rosewood, Purple Heart, Zebra Wood, Cherry, and Curly Maple. The finish is Deft Lacquer, gloss 10 coats on top, semi-gloss on the sides. It is for a Master Diver in the Sea-Bees at Port Hueneme.
2/3/2012 Click on image to see closeup.

Bob Pollard


Two Dumbledore Elder Wands (or Wand of Destiny) from the Harry Potter story. One is made from Canary Wood and the other from Lacewood. The finish is polyurethane. Too bad they do not work.

This Cutting Board was made from Maple, Lacewood, Wenge, Purple Heart, and Padauk.

2/3/2012 Click on image to see closeup.

Bill Watkins


Bill carved this Bowl from Beech and finished it in Lacquer. He notes that Beech is extremely hard!
2/3/2012 Click on image to see closeup.

Gene West


The Dancing Couple is finished in Acrylics. The crank activates the dancers and plays music.

Lion Tamer and Lion is made from plywood. The finish is Acrylic. This crank inserts the tamer's head into the lion's mouth.
2/3/2012 Click on image to see closeup.