I have been carving for a few years and turning for about 6. I am a life long woodworker. Spent 4 years in the United States Marine Corps. Been married for 14 years to a lovely woman who encourages my passion for all things wood.

-- Carving and Turning is my life

Been away for too long

Rustic1 — I apologize for not being on here in a really long time. I have been busy with life. I am also getting my woodworking business off the ground. I am working full time and driving for Uber as well. I am wanting to do Uber full time and be able to...

Tool Gloat

Rustic1 — Just thought I would share my newest addition to the shop…..The “Griz” love this beast. The inaugral cut was a piece of osage orange.

What an honor

Rustic1 — I was just notified that I am member ogf the week. Boy was I shocked as I have not been here that much. I have been so busy at my real job that I have had little time in the shop. I plan on getting back in there this week, as I need to clean it...

Been busy

Rustic1 — Well I now have a new toy to play with….a Rikon 70-100 mini lathe. It is a considerable upgrade from my HF model. The tool holder was made by my buddy Jim Jakosh who stopped over to help me mount it to my bench.