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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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Happy New Year

I’m a day or three late, but the hectic life of a family man over the festive season leaves little time for self promotion, self reflection or self anything very much. I hope you all had a very happy Christmas … 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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Some output from the weekend

I actually got out to play for a few hours on Saturday. Last weekend was a washout, with torrential rain and 50mph winds. I spent much of the time this week building a lathe steady, for supporting longer spindles to … Continue reading

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Work Tomorrow, Yippee!

My doctor has finally agreed to allow me back to work, for light duties only, but back to work none the less. It has been a long time coming. My shoulder is getting stronger every day. I can now manage … Continue reading

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G’day new pens

All the way from Australia, these stylus pen kits make a great gift for any touch screen user. This one is elm, and finish as ever is CA glue and polished with beeswax. I also got a new chainsaw this … Continue reading

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