David fisher eats his cereal each morning out of a bowl he carved himself. Posted on may 31 2020 by dave fisher there s a new issue of fine woodworking magazine just out august 2020 issue 283 with a slew of good articles.
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David f fisher in fine woodworking issue. Title author issue month year page. I have videos on youtube some on my channel and some recorded by others at spoonfest for example. Here he explains how to choose the log mark out the bowl split out your blank and lay it out.
A search on youtube under david fisher bowl carver or something similar will bring those up. Online extras from fww issue 285 video. Check out the videos of many other craftsmen in jon s masters of the craft series on youtube or at fine woodworking.
I ve also got an article in there on carving an eating bowl like the one above. Dining table shoes off its secrets. You can too with just a handful of tools and this quiet tutorial.
Known as one of the masters of bowl carving in the greenwood movement david has carved hundreds of them and in this video workshop on carving a bowl he ll show you the whole process. A search of my name at fine woodworking online will bring up all of those resources. 3 posts published by dave fisher during may 2020.
Thanks to jon binzen for producing the video above. Safe ripping on the tablesaw. Current issue topics beta about.
What to look for in an adze. In addition to my bowl spoon and letter carving i write articles for fine woodworking magazine teach carving and share work and techniques through my blog and website. There s a new issue of fine woodworking magazine just out august 2020 issue 283 with a slew of good articles.
Using tools usually used for firewood preparation david fisher starts with a log and turns it into a bowl that s refined and beautiful. Like a lot of people i have stacks of old fine woodworking magazines in my house and i owe a good deal of my woodworking education to them. A sharp adze doing its job david fisher demonstrates how to tune up an adze but now that it s tuned up what do announcing fww ambassadors seven ambassadors will help us mentor woodworkers of any skill level and on any path in the craft.
David fisher explains how to choose maintain and use an adze to quickly hog away green wood and form pleasing curves whether you are carving the inside of a bowl or shaping the crook of a spoon. When a new issue would land in the mailbox everything slowed down. My copies going back to the 90s bring back a lot of memories for me.