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Handmade Yarn Needles

Take one dried branch, a rotary tool, and a bit of time, and what do you get? Handmade wooden yarn needles from eco sourced materials. Sourced local, made local, made by hand, and each one is unique. 21 more words

Fibre And Art

Spoon 31 of 52 - The Cinnamon Spoon in Finnish Juniper

I couldn’t think of a name for this one, so decided to go with the Cinnamon Spoon. This was made over a few evenings last week. 165 more words


Bowled Over: 1

Woodcarving lessons are almost over. The main project is making a bowl from pear wood:

Stage one was making the inside of the bowl, which also involved working out what shape I wanted it to be. 98 more words


Rattlesnake Walking Stick # 37

Here’s my latest walking stick, carved from a uniquely shaped piece of Lodgepole Pine.

Made for the Mountain Man

Reaching out off the stick.

Going from rough to finished


Mike Stinnett

grinding wheel set-up

Talking with one of the boys after church this week, a couple of interesting points came up about setting up a grinding machine.

First off let’s clarify what is grinding and how it differs to honing. 590 more words