Who plumb bob is
Robert James – Woodturning & reborn stained glass windows. Creating original art for film, personal and other commercial application with a very unique style.
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Woodturning is the craft of using the wood lathe with hand-held tools to cut a shape that is symmetrical around the axis of rotation. Like the potter’s wheel, the wood lathe is a simple mechanism which can generate a variety of forms.
Bob James or Plumbbob is know for his exceptional woodturning in Pender Harbour, on the Sunshine Coast of BC Canada. Plumbbob produces highly individual, hand crafted art including woodturned bowls and sculptures. Born in Vancouver in 1949. Bob James grew up in Deep Cove where he became involved in logging and shakes cutting. This was […]
Bob started wood turning when he was still very young. He remembers a story of when he was just 20 years old and he bought his first lathe from a Scotsman who had brought it all the way from England and showed Bob how to use it; from then on Bob has worked as a […]
Bowls can be much more than functional. They also can be artistic!! They don’t just need to be single wood salad bowls, think of natural edge bowls, pierced bowls, multi-sided bowls and even segmented bowls. There are many ways to make bowls that are unique and will be a testament to your skills and creativity! […]