Category Archives: Woodturning

Finally! Some shed time

I managed to get out to my shed today, for probably the first time this year, to do something not related to renovating the house. I managed to build a charging station for my battery tools out of an old … Continue reading

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Here we are again

Yet another Happy Og Maidne to my follower(s) with no real content to show. I simply have not done much in the way of turning. A couple of quaichs, a few trinkets, and a single pen. Nothing noteworthy.I have insulated … Continue reading

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I’m Still Here

It seems hard to believe it has been over a year since I last posted anything here. It has been a strange time, with this virus changing everything we do. We (our family) have managed to survive without so much … Continue reading

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Waste not, want not

I dislike waste. Having been in a position where I had no spare money to spend on hobbies, and have struggled to put food on the table, I know the value of things. I only throw things away when I … Continue reading

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Happy Corona Easter!

I have been working from home since mid-March. My employer very generously extended the Easter weekend by an extra 2 days, so the garden has been getting a tidy. Out walking with the dog, I found a discarded shotgun cartridge. … Continue reading

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First Turning 2020

I really needed to tidy my shed. It has been used mainly for cutting timber (and mdf) for the house, so rubbish has accumulated on the floor, and I didn’t tidy it away. The garden incinerator has been busy, mainly … Continue reading

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Finally! A fireplace.

This renovation malarkey is taking time. Between working full time and living in it, it’s not easy to get a run at stuff. We now have the front room finished though, finally. Most important, the stove looks great. I need … Continue reading

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Putting the Tools to Work

Not turning related, but I made good use of all the new tools today. We recently had a log stove installed, and need a mantle for above it. We visited Scottish Wood today, and brought home a lovely piece of … Continue reading

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Back in the saddle

The past couple of weeks have been quite exciting for me. I have some new and new to me power tools, some new to me turning chisels, and got some turning done at the weekend. I now have a decent … Continue reading

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The end of an era

I spent yesterday collecting the last of my stuff from the steel container I had as my workshop before we moved home. It was a bittersweet moment really. I had some really good times turning in there, but on the … Continue reading

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