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Maple In The News — Jan Close

Jan Close Interviewed by Todd Moe on NCPR

Jan Close Maple Run Emporium Northeastern Woodworkers Association

http://www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/story/28486/20150529/dances-with-wood-turning-a-block-of-maple-into-an-award-winning-bowl Dances with wood: turning a block of maple into an award-winning bowl by Todd Moe, in Winthrop, NY The lathe spins and wood chips fly as Jan Close uses a long-handled chisel to shape the exterior of a bowl. Photo: Todd Moe Listen to this story May 29, 2015 — The maple syrup season may be over, but there are other uses for one of upstate New York's most iconic trees. Using a lathe and a few gouges, a St. Lawrence County man turns maple stumps into functional objects, like bowls and decorative pieces that look like glass. Jan...

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Award-winning maple bowl by Winthrop man on display at Maple Run Emporium in Potsdam

handmade wood bowls Jan Close Maple Run Emporium Northeastern Woodworkers Association Showcase Tiger Maple Salad Bow

    NORTH COUNTRY NOW Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 11:34 am   Jan Close with his award-winning tiger maple salad bowl and blue ribbon from the Northeastern Woodworkers Association Showcase, standing in front of his collection of woodturnings at Maple Run Emporium. POTSDAM -- Jan Close of Winthrop was awarded first place for his tiger stripe maple salad bowl at the Northeastern Woodworkers Association Showcase, held March 28 and 29 in Saratoga Springs. His winning entry, and its blue ribbon, are on display at Maple Run Emporium, 49 Market St. in Potsdam. A collection of woodturnings by Close is...

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