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Author Topic: It ain't logging but it's fun anyway  (Read 1455 times)

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Offline Howdy

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It ain't logging but it's fun anyway
« on: May 28, 2013, 01:32:38 AM »
Being old and not able to work outside anymore, I have taken up pottery making.  Some of you may have seen a few of my pieces at the last Pig Roast, and it was a true pleasure to send them in my place.  While there was some breakage in shipping, a few items survived to give away to those attending. 

This year I have been working on another bunch and will be shipping them once again.  My work ranges from mugs and small bowls to platters and large serving dishes.  Everything I make is dishwasher and microwave safe so anyone receiving one knows they are food safe. 

Some folks carve wood, some turn items or are gifted cabinetmakers and I am sure we have many other kinds of hobbies or crafts we enjoy.  It would be fun to hear what makes your life more enjoyable.

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Re: It ain't logging but it's fun anyway
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2013, 08:12:59 AM »
Howdy, Howdy,, any chance to see some pictures of some of your work?  david
only have a few chain saws I'm not suppose to use, but will at times, one dog Dolly, pretty good dog, just not sure what for yet,  working on getting the gardening back in order, and kinda thinking on maybe a small bbq bizz,  thinking about it,

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Re: It ain't logging but it's fun anyway
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2013, 11:51:15 AM »
Here is a mug that Kim made.
 

 
I got it at last years Pig Roast.   :)
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Re: It ain't logging but it's fun anyway
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2013, 01:12:36 PM »
Be it pottery, woodworking, or tool making the craftsmanship of members here never ceases to amaze me, very nice Howdy.  Do you sell your items?  I know my wife would love something like this and I'm always looking for something she'd consider "extra special" for a gift.  As far as hobbies go, I fish  ;D (not very well though, got out fished by a 2 year old on my birthday, it was her first time fishing and she was so proud of her new Scooby Doo fishing pole, my wife and I have never had more fun just watching her catch one after another with all 3' of that pole  :D) best fishing trip yet!

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Re: It ain't logging but it's fun anyway
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2013, 11:47:17 AM »
Nice looking mug!  The high school I went to had a huge art dept and a pretty big pottery studio, It was one of the most enjoyable classes I had.

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Re: It ain't logging but it's fun anyway
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2013, 04:22:30 PM »
Always wanted to try my hand at spinning pottery on a wheel!  Maybe one of these years!
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