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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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A Cracking Piece

Literally. I visited a tree surgeon in July and came home with several pieces of timber. One piece was a crotch from a hawthorn. As soon as I saw it I knew what it wanted to be. I rough turned … Continue reading

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Buzz Off!

I hate wasps, and I know I’m not alone.They are attracted to the wood at this time of year, because they use it to build their nests. I’ve been inundated with the little blighters though. So much so I had … Continue reading

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Organisation and a Half

I’ve been working at trying to tidy my work spaces, which has not been easy. All of the cabinets are rammed with various bits & bobs, so getting stuff squared away has been difficult. The first back wall panorama didn’t … Continue reading

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Watch the Birdy!

Saturday was a tidy the shed day, and prep a blank for something special. I need to have a really good clear-up and re-arrange stuff so I can put everything away. I have so much sitting around on work surfaces, … Continue reading

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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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Easter Weekend Busy-ness

This weekend was another long weekend for me. I managed out to play 3 days on the bounce, which was nice. I attacked a slab of oak I bought from Scottish Wood, and turned a shallow dish. The dish is … Continue reading

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