Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Pellet With the Poison……..

Is in the vessel with the pestle……… For the uninitiated, that’s a line from A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court. I finally managed back out to play. This week I did a mortar and pestle someone asked for. Unfortunately…… … Continue reading

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Hobby Snobbery

Here I am week #2 of not getting out to the shed, thanks to this vile virus. I’m not going into detail here, I’ve done quite enough bleating on social media. Not being able to turn anything, I have spent … Continue reading

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Finally Finished

It only took an extra week, but I finally got the ear-ring stand done. I’m not 100% sure about the shape, but I don’t remount pieces after a finish has been applied. After a series of disasters, I live with … Continue reading

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Unfinished Business

In this month’s Woodturning magazine, Andy Coates made an ear-ring stand with a hidden box in the base. I started out making one, but didn’t get it finished. This is an example of dangerous practice incidentally, even though I’m only … Continue reading

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