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Another weekend

I turned a marriage goblet from a bit of cherry I have had in the shed for a few years. I assumed it was fully dry, but it bent and twisted horribly, so will end up in the waste box. 184 more words

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Rustic and natural

When I got my lathe, it came with a large elm burr. I have been avoiding turning it in case I didn’t do it justice, but have been desperate to turn something big at the same time. 173 more words

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Got a new lathe

New to me, at any rate. I have been planning an upgrade for quite some time. My old Myford ML8 is still a perfectly good machine, but very limited in the size of stock I am able to turn. 247 more words

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Change of plan

I did intend cleaning the shed and taking some photos at the weekend, but that plan changed suddenly on Thursday evening when I got the chance of a new (to me) lathe to upgrade my current set up. 218 more words

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Tuesday twaddle

I admire folk who can make a constant living from their “craft” or art, although I do get a bit of a cringe on when people refer to woodwork as “the craft.” It conjures images of clandestine meetings, leather aprons & secret handshakes. 252 more words

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