Tag Archives: Skew

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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A Quick Pen

I had some work to be getting on with indoors this weekend, and had to do a bit of clearing up in the shed. Once all that was done, and the grass had been cut, there wasn’t much time left … Continue reading

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A Little Upcycle

A week later than planned, due to the car radiator letting go on the way home from work one evening. Bearing in mind my car is a grey import, and parts are sometimes difficult to get or expensive, I was … Continue reading

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Get knotted

Having seen many turnings using a “celtic knot” in the design, I decided I wanted a piece of the action. Using my trusty table saw and general purpose blade, I decided to try cutting the drifts in a maple pen … Continue reading

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Almost tidy

I’m not ready to photograph the shed yet, I still have to tidy the place up and put some timber away. I definitely have more work space though even before stuff is finally put away. I was starting to take … Continue reading

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Pen Day Saturday

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat. And the bank balance is getting thin. One of my most popular products is pens. I have a good stock of interesting timbers, so should be able to make some very attractive … 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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Time for tea

This will be my next competition entry. It is a cup & saucer in beech. I particularly like the saucer, and the inclusions. The handle is from the same tree, but has some interesting spalting. I would have liked the … Continue reading

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Mainly the skew and miniatures

Last weekend I built a solid plinth for the lathe to sit on. I’ve been needing to do it, because previously it was sitting on a couple of bits of 3″x2″ and a bit less than sturdy. I can’t believe … Continue reading

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