Tag Archives: horse chestnut

Nice Bottom Madam…….

OOOh Errr missus! I haven’t really been getting much turning done lately thanks to the weather, my shoulder, and family commitments. Like many turners, I have previously used a recess in the bottom of the bowl to hold the wood … Continue reading

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A Cold Weekend

Thankfully I have a gas fire in the shed to stop my bits falling off from frostbite. It was about 2°C outside, but much colder inside until the fire did it’s thing. I managed to finish a horse chestnut bowl … Continue reading

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What goes with Suzy Salt?

Percy Pepper! A gift to myself at my birthday was a salt & pepper mill grinder kit. I have yet to turn the salt mill, but I turned the pepper mill at the weekend from some maple. The coin is … Continue reading

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Wetter Weekend

We had some fairly heavy rain this weekend. Not that the rain kept me out of the shed, of course. I think I need to replace the start capacitor on my lathe, or at least I hope that’s what it … Continue reading

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