Summer Holiday

I had a week off work last week, ostensibly to finish shipping my workbenches and cabinets through to the new shed.
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Really though, when it’s this warm who wants to do any work?
Our garden is a proper sun-trap, and this may never be repeated.

Turning

I did manage to do a very small amount of turning. This little beech box was rough turned in 2013 following a guide by Phil Irons. I wish now I had photographed the blank before I turned it.
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The grain lines up pretty well.
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Inside is a bit rough with tool marks still, but it was just a proof of concept so I’m happy enough.
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I just love beech. It has to be one of my favourite timbers to work.

I really need to get my benches and cabinets in the shed and finish the framing etc. but I have plenty of time.

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One Response to Summer Holiday

  1. Derek says:

    Nice work getting some turning done in that heat! I’m already looking forward to fall.

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