Category Archives: Woodturning

I’m Still Turning

I have neglected this platform for a while. Mainly due to the horrible “new” editor interface, and Wordmess adopting the same development strategy as Facebook, where adding bells and whistles is more important than customer satisfaction. I have a free … Continue reading

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Candlestick Phone Revisited

I was inspired by a blogger I follow to revisit a candlestick telephone project I did when I first started turning. The original was a reasonable attempt for a new turner. Not bad, in my opinion, considering I had been … Continue reading

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Wordmess at it again

Now it seems the old style stats page has gone. I can no longer quickly see who has been visiting my blog. When I open the stats page the fan on the laptop cranks up, and my system resources are … Continue reading

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Out With The Old

As the old year draws to a close we all look back at what a dreadful year it’s been for celebrities. Who would want to be famous? My turning has been much reduced at the close of the year due … Continue reading

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More WordPress “Improvements”

Looks like WordPress have done it again. More changes, with no perceptible gain. There is clearly no point bringing it up with WordPress, as it is apparent from this topic that they take no notice of what customers think. Yet … Continue reading

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Finally! Some Lathe Action

After four weeks of not getting out to play, I managed some turning yesterday. I had to take some time out to help a young couple sort out the electrics in their first home. I have no idea how the … Continue reading

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A Cracking Piece

Literally. I visited a tree surgeon in July and came home with several pieces of timber. One piece was a crotch from a hawthorn. As soon as I saw it I knew what it wanted to be. I rough turned … Continue reading

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