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Re-turning to turning

Finally. Today I got back into turning, after a far longer break than I foresaw. The move from the old wooden garage to the steel cabin took a lot more time than I expected. I’m not complaining though, the new … Continue reading

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Easing myself back in gently

Good news faithful reader! I have been able to get back in the shed and do a small amount of turning. Nothing spectacularly large of course, but enough to put the damaged muscles to the test. One day in the … Continue reading

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Another weekend

I turned a marriage goblet from a bit of cherry I have had in the shed for a few years. I assumed it was fully dry, but it bent and twisted horribly, so will end up in the waste box. … Continue reading

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First for 2014

My first visit to the shed saw me start on a pierced piece for the monthly competition. I have a bit of yew, about the size of a tennis ball, which I have hollowed. So far I have spent about … Continue reading

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Holiday Time

I’ve been a bit erratic with my postings, being deeply into the holiday spirit, and holiday beer. I have had quite a few days of doing absolutely nothing, and a few days of turning. Also been busy with family matters, … Continue reading

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How to BBQ candles

Yes, sounds stupid, I agree. I keep an old oven tray in the shed for catching oil during the service on the car. Today I fired up a little disposable BBQ and sat this tray on top with a bunch … Continue reading

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Monday Funday

Last day of my long weekend, and back to work tomorrow. I have really enjoyed myself today, tidying the garage mainly and organising things a bit better. I only made one thing today, a travel mug to replace the original … Continue reading

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