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Heavy on the shavings

I didn’t manage to get anything finished at the weekend, but started a few interesting projects. I rough turned a lot of green timber, and started a couple of small projects. One was to be my entry for the May … Continue reading

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Mix & match weekend

The current challenge is to turn something from 3 different woods. I have had 2 attempts, but can’t decide which I should enter, if indeed I enter any of them. My first go is something I have been meaning to … 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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of dishes and pots

I had a few small cuttings of timber kicking around the shed which were really too small for anything big, and too big for anything small. One piece of elm was only around 4″ in diameter by ¾” high. “What … Continue reading

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Interruption to service

Things have been a bit busy on the turning front of late. All I have managed to produce has been the magic wand, complete with phoenix feather, in my header. Don’t ask me where I got the phoenix feather, it’s … Continue reading

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Over the weekend

Not that much since my last post. I did some turning at the end of the week, but gave the shed a good clean out and took a whole load of detritus to the amenity site. It shocks me that … 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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Skillbuilders

I turned a few little bits at the weekend from odds & ends of what was pretty much scrap. I hade a lovely bit of yew that cracked during drying.This was despite carefully removing the pith and sealing the end … Continue reading

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A busy weekend

I had quite a lot to do this weekend, but still managed to fit some turning in as well as cutting the grass and sharpening the chainsaw. A friend has a static caravan which had some worn out seating. This … Continue reading

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