Category Archives: tea-light

A distinct lack of Easter eggs

Although egg shaped things are on my to-do list, I decided it would be too obvious turning eggs at Easter. The ickle lidded pot I turned over the weekend changed shape due to a design opportunity. (aka mistake) The shape … Continue reading

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Multi-purpose turnings

My daughter has been asking for candle holders for some time now, so I thought I better get some done. Tea-light holders are quick and easy projects, using a small amount of wood. Holders for standard candles tend to take … Continue reading

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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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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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