20150211 I’m in the new AAW woodturning book

I have written several articles for the American Woodturner the journal of the American Association of Woodturners. I enjoy teaching and writing about woodturning and after 35 years, I hope I have learned a few tricks that I can share with beginners. It is my way of passing the torch on to the next generation. However, […]

150110 That’s a big spindle shaft!

When I’m not making drop spindles, I’m typically working on custom architectural woodturning projects for local home restoration and renovation companies. In this case, I needed to duplicate 3 balusters for an old mansion in downtown Rochester, NY. These were pretty simple balusters that just had a small square section at the bottom and a […]

141212 Whorl notches

There was a recent discussion on drop spindle whorl notches on the Fiber Artists and Yarn Spinners Facebook page. Here are my thoughts on notches that I posted. I’ll jump in here on the discussion of notches. 12 years ago when I started making my True Creations spindles, I had a mentor, Stefania Isaacson, a well known expert. Stef […]

141030 Welcome to the True Creations shop

Welcome to the True Creations on-line store. For 12 years we have been making tools for spinners that have only been available through retailers. Our customers have been asking us to put up an on-line shop. This way they can purchase additional products for themselves or as gifts. Our goal is to have a nice variety […]