Monthly Archives: October 2011

Winter is on the way

Yesterday was a bit of a shock. I went down to the garage to do a bit of turning and it was so cold I had to abandon ship after just a few hours. It was my own fault in … Continue reading

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Captive rings

I had my first attempt at captive rings over the weekend. I was given a pile of old pine from a water tank support by a work colleague. Quite a bit of it is badly cracked – too badly cracked … Continue reading

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My Latest Effort

I was working on a thin stemmed goblet yesterday, which decided to shatter on me. This happens, stuff ending up as firewood, but I refuse to let it put me off. Instead, I mounted a bit of beech I have … Continue reading

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Some of my turnings

Since picking up the old Myford lathe from a wonderful lady in Killearn, Stirlingshire – I have been beavering away trying to produce something worth looking at. Not as easy as you would think, despite having been taught how to … Continue reading

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A new direction

Right then. Are we sitting comfortably? For those who don’t already know me, my name is Tom and I am a woodaholic. I love the stuff, in all its forms. I recently became the owner of an old Myford ML8 … Continue reading

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