Category Archives: moonshine

Global warming my arse

How odd today has been. Standing in the shed turning, as a mini-blizzard was blowing snow around me. Errr… excuse me! It’s March you know. I turned a little wedding goblet in pine, but I’m not 100% happy with the … Continue reading

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A bit of a mixed bag

I didn’t produce much this weekend. I had other things on my mind. I was asked to produce a custom bat for a friend. Never having turned a bat before I decided to do a rough trial, before butchering a … Continue reading

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A Landmark Day

Well finally. I managed to finish one of the bowls I rough turned for drying last year, a natural edge yew bowl – and the bark stayed on……! Go me! This was how it looked when I had rough turned … Continue reading

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Mix & Match

Quite a good time in the shed on Saturday. Managed to make and progress a few things, and nothing broke. I managed to turn a gavel & block from oak & cherry. I think the head of the gavel may … Continue reading

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