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Finally Finished

It only took an extra week, but I finally got the ear-ring stand done. I’m not 100% sure about the shape, but I don’t remount pieces after a finish has been applied. 135 more words


Unfinished Business

In this month’s Woodturning magazine, Andy Coates made an ear-ring stand with a hidden box in the base.

I started out making one, but didn’t get it finished. 159 more words


A Little Upcycle

A week later than planned, due to the car radiator letting go on the way home from work one evening. Bearing in mind my car is a grey import, and parts are sometimes difficult to get or expensive, I was very surprised. 439 more words



I’m trying to find a method by which I can turn a complete spoon on my lathe. presently I am turning the shaft and outside of the bowl but can’t get my head around where centres need to be to allow me to turn the inside of the bowl in spindle orientation. 62 more words

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Squaring some wood away

OK, that’s a bit misleading.
I watched a video on Youtube by Al Furtado, where he has a bit of a disaster with a segmented bowl. 114 more words


Straw/Blow Painting on Turned Wood

I find I am much like a butterfly, flitting from idea to idea and technique to technique. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn’t.

The latest ‘flower’ is Straw or Blow Painting. 289 more words

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Happy New Year

I’m a day or three late, but the hectic life of a family man over the festive season leaves little time for self promotion, self reflection or self anything very much. 592 more words