Tag Archives: Sycamore

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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Expect the unexpected

Well yesterday was a bit of a strange one. Got up, showered, dressed and out the door to work. When I arrived, everyone in the office asked, “what are you doing here?” It seems I booked 3 days off rather … Continue reading

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A distinct lack of Easter eggs

Although egg shaped things are on my to-do list, I decided it would be too obvious turning eggs at Easter. The ickle lidded pot I turned over the weekend changed shape due to a design opportunity. (aka mistake) The shape … Continue reading

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Turned out nice again

Here I am, slap bang in the middle of a long weekend off work. I went on a road trip to Edinburgh yesterday to take in the Scottish Woodworking & Power Tool Show. An interesting experience for anyone interested in … Continue reading

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