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Great Store

I have just reached an agreement with Cathy Goodman to sell some of my pieces in her new store here in Ladner at the  “Muddy River Landing”. 62 more words

Wood Lathe

Clever Re-purposing of a Power Drill Results in a Mini Wood Lathe

Ever use a lathe? No? Neither had , but that didn’t stop him from building his own and learning how!

Lathes are a lot of fun, especially for small wood working projects. 158 more words

Tool Hacks

The "Celtic Knot" jig MKI

The problem I had with the celtic knot pens was holding the pen blank in the same position every time. To get around this, I built this rather simple jig from a bit of… 212 more words


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Celtic knot cutting jig MKI
I had the afternoon off yesterday to enjoy the sunshine. Being Scotland, that could very well be the Summer.
As well as sitting out on the deck chair, I also knocked up a jig for cutting the saw drifts for celtic knots on pens. 62 more words


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 blank using the table supplied mitre gauge and free-handing the drift position. 85 more words


Humming Birds?

Here is another piece in my indigenous people of the Pacific North Coast series.
It’s a quilted maple platter about 11″ in dia and 1/2′ thick. 29 more words

Wood Lathe

Heavy on the shavings

I didn’t manage to get anything finished at the weekend, but started a few interesting projects. I rough turned a lot of green timber, and started a couple of small projects. 86 more words