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Winter Work in the Studio

Winter is a time for inspiration and creation when I search for burls and wood which are colourful, dramatic and highly figured. They are the raw materials which I turn into live edge tables, bowls and platters. The workshop is full of the noise and vibration of the lathe and sander and the accumulation of dust …

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Winter at Limberlost Woodturning

Winter has arrived at Limberlost Woodturning and we are enjoying the beautiful snow and ice. This is a time to replenish the stock of bowls, platters and furniture in the shop and prepare for the 2017 season. I have been working hard at the lathe and have many chucks in use at a time. It is …

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Maple Burl Table Commission

Forming furniture from burl is a new avenue of creativity for Brian Markham.  This Maple Burl table was commissioned by customers who envisioned a specific place and size for their table.  It was to be small, big enough for two cups of morning coffee, and it was to fit between their easy chairs. Brian and the couple found just the …

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