Category Archives: Woodturning

Christmas basics

Staying with the back to basics theme, I discovered a local bargain chain was selling novelty bottle stoppers for £1.75 which is about half what I usually pay for the bare stopper. I removed the novelty head, which was a … Continue reading

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Back to basics

Looking back at some of my earlier output, I have begun to recognise how far I have come in my turning journey. I still need to finish moving my cabinets through from the old container, and getting all my clutter … Continue reading

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Inspiration

After watching a youtube video by Jimmy Clewes, I decided to get outside my comfort zone and have a bash at the square pagoda style box. The dimensions are a bit out. I think the bottom bit is a tad … Continue reading

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Finally!

I managed to do a small bit of turning today. This pen is from a malt whisky barrel stave, from Cambus whisky bond. Not sure what the whisky was, but the smell was amazing while I was turning it. It … Continue reading

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Getting Closer

That’s as many boards on as I am inclined to fit. There are one or 2 gaps, but these would be a nightmare to get into. The shed is, in general, still a tip because of the lack of storage. … Continue reading

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I’m not tight, just careful

I like to save money where possible, and upcycling is a good way to do this. I originally hoped to line the inside of the new shed with dry wipe white boards. I’m not in a hurry to get the … Continue reading

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Another step forward

The wall studwork is up and now the roof bracing is 75% done too. I have 3 lights on the braces, and these are wired permanently to the fuse box. The table saw chucked the towel in on the last … Continue reading

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