Tag Archives: George Walker


I’ve been catching up on some bowls, but I wanted to take a moment to share this cherry shrink pot that I finished a couple weeks ago.  You might recognize my inspiration for the quote if you’ve visited By Hand & … Continue reading

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By Hand and Eye: The New Website

Here are two of the most important tools in my shop, other than my hands and eyes.  The uses of a compass extend far beyond striking circles.  I use one, or more, on just about every project to aid in … Continue reading

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By Hound and Eye

Arcs flow seamlessly across a transition point if their radii align there in a straight line. — George Walker and Jim Tolpin, By Hound and Eye If you read the quote above and said, “Huh?,” it’s because you haven’t seen … Continue reading

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Moth-Inspired Curves

Nature will bear the closest inspection.  She invites us to lay our eye level with the smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.  She has no interstices; every part is full of life. –– Henry David Thoreau, … Continue reading

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