Tag Archives: Turning Tools

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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Another Travel Mug

My first turning for three weeks, saw me turn another shell for a travel mug. This one is ash, from Blairgowrie in Perthshire. The branch had a small amount of rot, where side branches had been. This was filled with … Continue reading

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Better Than a Wooden Pringles Tube

There is a current trend within the Woodchuckers Facebook group for turning passive speakers for smartphones. I made my attempt yesterday. This is my version. Timber is ash for the horn, beech for the base, and oak for the phone … 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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A Short Long-Weekend

These last few days off have seemed very short indeed. I got plenty done, but not much turning. I finally re-built my heavy bench, tidied up some more clutter, shelved inside a cabinet, connected up the fourth light fixture, added … Continue reading

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Scrap Bin Challenge

I decided to challenge myself after seeing an article on using up bits of scrap timber. I bought some wee round magnets and had a dig in the scrap bin. The results were impressive, to me at any rate. Fridge … Continue reading

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