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Plaster and Lathe Dust storm...

7ft by 8ft back porch / laundry room?. I had a large hole in the plaster. I hate going to the laundry mat so something that needs to get fixed so I can put the washer and dryer in. 623 more words

Cronological Ignorance

Back at the bench (YAY)

The beginning of February signalled the start of TAFE again. Thankfully. There was a lot of uncertainty towards the end of last year, especially since government funding was being cut for my jewellery and object design course. 149 more words

Jewellery And Object Design

Documenting a Foot-Powered Treadle Lathe

From the YouTube channel, Chop With Chris where he does “amazing woodworking projects with no power tools.”¬† At last count, he has 19 “how to” videos available and a slew of other good things on his YouTube channel. 86 more words


The rather important use of lathes by foundrymen

For 7 years now I have been thinking about all aspects of how medieval craftsmen made objects out of bronze or pewter. The method of manufacture of some objects is obvious, from the excavated stone moulds for pewter badges through to the methods of making bells, which are recorded in detail in the 12th and 16th centuries, with nothing much changing in between. 1,123 more words


Wood turned ring holder (work in progress)

Fresh off the lathe. Realized I should have started sanding it before I took it out…doh.

Ready to turn!! Shouldn’t have left my scrap on top square….lesson learned. 98 more words


One man's trash, is another man's treasure!

Oh, how we love a good salvage. It’s the small things that excite us. Trailer full of lathe from a 1939 home in Vancouver. The possibilities are endless. 6 more words


G'day new pens

All the way from Australia, these stylus pen kits make a great gift for any touch screen user. This one is elm, and finish as ever is CA glue and polished with beeswax. 94 more words