Tag Archives: Wood Lathe

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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Health Matters

Yes indeed it does. For those who know me, y’all know I’ve got dodgy guts. I’ve not been out and about as much in the shed, because I’ve not been eating, and don’t feel too steady on my feet. I … 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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Organisation

Since moving to the new cabin, I have been working in a bit of a guddle. The storage has been disorganised, and much of the work space has been cluttered. I started tidying up at the lathe and worked anti-clockwise. … Continue reading

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Started on the pile

I made a start converting some of what I gathered from the tree surgeon into turnable blanks. My poor wee band saw was screaming, right at the limit of what it can cut. It managed however, and I was able … Continue reading

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