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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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Change of plan Sunday

Normally on a Sunday, we do the weekly food shop. People always say we should shop online and have it delivered. I’m a little anal about my fresh fruit & veg though, and have to select and inspect every piece … Continue reading

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Watch the Birdy!

Saturday was a tidy the shed day, and prep a blank for something special. I need to have a really good clear-up and re-arrange stuff so I can put everything away. I have so much sitting around on work surfaces, … Continue reading

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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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I Present the iFock

We have a thing in the family where off-brand items are given the name of the brand item, but with an ‘F’ in front for fake. So you have Forn Flakes, Faked Beans, Fairy Milk, and so on. This is … 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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