Monthly Archives: March 2016

Easter Weekend Busy-ness

This weekend was another long weekend for me. I managed out to play 3 days on the bounce, which was nice. I attacked a slab of oak I bought from Scottish Wood, and turned a shallow dish. The dish is … Continue reading

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More “Improvements” from Wordmess

  Yet again the pathetically bad “new and improved” WordPress ideas have made the site nigh on impossible to use. The media uploader has decided to stop accepting jpeg images, so I have to go into site admin, choose to … Continue reading

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A Short Long-Weekend

These last few days off have seemed very short indeed. I got plenty done, but not much turning. I finally re-built my heavy bench, tidied up some more clutter, shelved inside a cabinet, connected up the fourth light fixture, added … Continue reading

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A Design Opportunity

No, I didn’t break it……… Well, OK, I did. I started this dish from a crotched piece of alder harvested from a diseased tree at work in 2014. The wood is nicely spalted, but there was a chunk of bark … Continue reading

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Scrap Bin Challenge

I decided to challenge myself after seeing an article on using up bits of scrap timber. I bought some wee round magnets and had a dig in the scrap bin. The results were impressive, to me at any rate. Fridge … Continue reading

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