• Pots,  Turning

    Two Generations Ago

    These two pieces were made by my Grandfather, Don Dann, at Rosebery in Tasmania in the mid to late 1950s. He had a lathe in his shed and apparently had a knack for wood turning. According to my Mum, he…

  • Turning

    Sassafras Coffee Coasters

    These coffee coasters are turned on the lathe and are inlayed with a ceramic coloured polymer clay insert to add interest. They are finished with wax to protect them.

  • Bowls,  Turning

    Huon Pine makes a great bowl

    This is a nice large 10″ (25cm) Bowl made from Huon Pine. The grain is really nice in this piece and a knot appeared in the centre of the blank while it was being turned which adds character I reckon.…

  • Bowls,  Turning

    Simple Wooden Bowl

    You can’t beat the beauty of a hand made wooden bowl. This one was turned on the lathe out of a single piece of Pine, I’m not sure of the species, it’s probably plain old Radiata. This piece had been…

  • Pens,  Turning

    Sassafras Pen

    This is another Pen in Blackheart Sassafras. A rollerball this time. It has that beautiful Sassafras grain and a silver body with gold highlights.

  • Pots,  Turning

    Three Blackheart Sassafras Pots

    This is a series of 3 pots I made from the same piece of Blackheart Sassafras. Each one is slightly different and they look good together as a set. My favourite is the one with the small turned handle. I…