I purchased a wood lathe in July 2020. Since then, I have been turning everything. Just finding logs from the woodpile, I have made bowls, cups and goblets. It is amazing how an old chunk of wood can be turned into something so beautiful in just a couple of hours. There are even spiritual lessons to be learned. I think the wood lathe is in a way like God. He can turn our old ugly lives into something beautiful if we allow him to work his transforming powers.
I have made bowls, cups and goblets. I have used cedar, cherry, walnut, maple and olive wood from Israel. I brought the olive wood back from Bethlehem 6 years ago. It is such a hard piece of wood I threw it into my attic because I did not know what to do with it and now that I have a wood lathe I’m able to work with it. When I was in Bethlehem I met with the olive wood shop owners and they gave me the wood to bring back home with me.
I did set up an Etsy account. You can purchase items there.
Steps in creating the small cups from a cedar log.
If you are interested in any of these pieces, please contact me. Most pieces range from $50 – $95.