Category Archives: Secret Project

The Secret is Out

Well after around 70 hours of work, taking into account damages & mistakes – then completely changing the materials used – my top secret project is complete. Ladies & gentlemen, I give you the hourglass project. The glass was hand … Continue reading

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And here we are

Finished the project tonight. Not too bad for a first attempt I feel. I know exactly where I went wrong, so next time I will know the pit-falls to avoid. As I mentioned before it is made from soft pine, … Continue reading

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The project continues

No more photos as yet, that would be too much of a give-away. Glue-up is complete, and shaping is almost done too. The mechanical part seems to work well enough, and the top is an excellent fit. Finish will be … Continue reading

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These are the bits

I spent some time this evening working on my latest project. These are most of the component parts. If anyone can guess what it will be, then good for you. All will be revealed. The bits are glued up now, … Continue reading

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A new project begins

I managed out for a couple of hours in the evening yesterday, and started a new project. The exact nature of the project will remain a secret for now…… At the moment I have a series of discs cut from … Continue reading

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