My name is Brian Longshore or (BigB) and I am 42 years old and a Verteran (US Navy, Electronics Technician USS CHOSIN CG-65 Pearl Harbor Hawaii 97-03). I found and started this passion that is woodturning by accident four years ago while looking thru youtube videos. Ever since then my families lives have been changed in such a positive way by the wonderful experiences and the very many good and talented people in this hobby. My son enjoys turning pens and my daughter turns the occasional small bowl but she mainly loves to wood burn (Pyrography). In a world where so many of the younger generation no longer use their hands or even have access to a wood working hobby I consider myself very fortunate that my kids are interested in creating things by hand. I also absolutely love to teach woodturning to anyone young or old who is interested in trying something new. Occasionally, when we have friends or family over I will put them on the lathe and open their eyes to the world of woodturning and they usually all love it and want to return for more. This is a small album of some of my recent turnings. I hope you like them.