Methods of Work
Pretty well all of Jim's pieces with the exception of the chargers are made using the concentric ring lamination technique. While somewhat difficult to explain, the animation at the right will give you the basic idea.
What follows are explanations and a series of videos showing the construction of Jim's bowls and vases.
Here are reasonably detailed instructions on how to make a Stick Vase
The videos on this page give instructions on how to make Stick Vases. It is assumed that you have some skills, both in wood turning and woodworking.
These videos show the methods that Jim uses to construct, turn and finish his pieces. Also, Jim is starting to use his blog to explain some of the many tips, tricks and techniques that he has learned over the years.