Thursday, November 06, 2014

Spalted Oregon Myrtlewood Combination Spinning Bowl/Jewelry or Trinket Box

Dave crafted this unique little support spinning bowl out of spalted Oregon myrtlewood. It features a lid and a dimpled ceramic insert for support spinning in the bottom. Dave made the well deeper in this bowl in case you ever give up support spinning, you can now keep your bowl as a treasured jewelry or small trinket box. The bowl is 2 3/4 inches diameter by 2 inches high.

Artificial Tortoise Pjoning Crochet Hook

Dave has crafted this flat style Pjoning crochet hook out of imitation (acrylic) tortoise shell. The specialized hook is commonly used in slip stitch crocheting, also known as Bosnian crochet or Shepherd's knitting. The dimensions are 4 inches long by 3/4 inches wide and 1/8 inch thick (approx 10.5 cm x 2 cm x 3 mm). The hook end is approximately 5 mm wide.