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I Think That Was Summer

I got out and enjoyed the sun over the weekend, visiting a classic car show. I should have worn a hat though, because my head is scarlet. I also got some turning done. I made a thing. I have no … Continue reading

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Another Travel Mug

My first turning for three weeks, saw me turn another shell for a travel mug. This one is ash, from Blairgowrie in Perthshire. The branch had a small amount of rot, where side branches had been. This was filled with … Continue reading

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Better Than a Wooden Pringles Tube

There is a current trend within the Woodchuckers Facebook group for turning passive speakers for smartphones. I made my attempt yesterday. This is my version. Timber is ash for the horn, beech for the base, and oak for the phone … Continue reading

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A Short Long-Weekend

These last few days off have seemed very short indeed. I got plenty done, but not much turning. I finally re-built my heavy bench, tidied up some more clutter, shelved inside a cabinet, connected up the fourth light fixture, added … Continue reading

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The Pellet With the Poison……..

Is in the vessel with the pestle……… For the uninitiated, that’s a line from A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court. I finally managed back out to play. This week I did a mortar and pestle someone asked for. Unfortunately…… … Continue reading

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Squaring some wood away

OK, that’s a bit misleading. I watched a video on Youtube by Al Furtado, where he has a bit of a disaster with a segmented bowl. The bowl blew apart. Not one to waste a video, Al turned a square … Continue reading

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A Summer(?) Break

Just what the doctor ordered, a 2 week break from work. Strangely, for this time of year I expected better weather. As things stand, I have a nasty head cold. I went to a classic car show a week ago, … Continue reading

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