Gary Nickerson... In Memoriam - 9/2/2014
Oct 15, 2014Public
Photo: Gary Nickerson was a valued MCW Member, and we mourn his passing.
Photo: MCW is deeply saddened by the passing of our friend, Gary Nickerson. We hope you will enjoy these images, which are presented chronologically, as a remembrance. They are drawn from our Photo Gallery library, with original captions followed by the date [yy.mm].
Photo: GARY NICKERSON,  71/2" x 2" BOWL [CLARO WALNUT]
This pleasingly sized and shaped bowl is Gary's first piece brought to Show & Tell.  Critique Panelists Carolyn, Barbara, and David all commented on the pleasing size and shape and clear functionality of the piece. [10.01]
Photo: GARY NICKERSON,  71/2" x 2" BOWL [CLARO WALNUT]
Carolyn offered that the outer edge should be more rounded more so it's can be picked up more easily. Everyone who got a close look at this piece was struck by the dynamic grain of the walnut. [1001]
Photo: Gary Nickerson - Bowl - 7 1/2” x 2” - Claro Walnut  [10.01]
Photo: Gary Nickerson made a leveled jig to set his grinding wheel exactly 7" from the notch and 4" high, for using an Ellsworth sharpening jig with the Ellsworth Signature gouge. He brought a picture of his grinder set up to show how the jig works.  [10.08]
Photo: Gary Nickerson with a natural-edge sweet gum bowl  [10.08]
Photo: Gary Nickerson - Natural-Edge Bowl - 5" x 7" - Sweet Gum  [10.08]
Photo: Gary Nickerson shows a spalted beech bowl  [10.08]
Photo: Gary Nickerson - Bowl - 7" x 5" - Spalted Beech  [10.08]
Photo: Gary Nickerson with a walnut bowl  [10.08]
Photo: Gary Nickerson - Bowl - 11" x 5" - Walnut  [10.08]
Photo: Gary Nickerson - natural-edge bowl (Bradford pear)  [10.09]
Photo: Gary Nickerson - Natural-edge Bowl - 8” x 4” - Bradford Pear  [10.09]
Photo: Gary Nickerson - bowl (spalted poplar)  [10.09]
Photo: Gary Nickerson - Bowl - 12” x 4” - Spalted Poplar  [10.09]
Photo: Gary Nickerson - Bowl - 12” x 5” - Spalted Poplar  [10.09]
Photo: Gary Nickerson with a BIG bowl.  [10.11]
Photo: Gary Nickerson - Rimmed-Edge Bowl - 14" x 6" - Bradford Pear  [10.11]
Photo: Gary with a nice natural edge...  [10.11]
Photo: Gary Nickerson - Natural-Edge Bowl - 8" x 5" - Black Locust  [10.11]
Photo: and an open vessel.  [10.11]
Photo: Gary Nickerson - Rimmed Hollow Vessel - 9" x 6" - Bradford Pear  [10.11]
Photo: Gary Nickerson shows off his bowl.  This was his first attempt undercutting the rim and the start to making hollow forms.  [11.01]