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Turning a Harry Potter wand

I love being a woodworker. Primarily because it allows me to make things. This morning my Son asked me if I’d make a Harry Potter wand for him. 248 more words

And another thing...

I’ve recently become aware of the importance of organic agriculture for a sustainable future, and have started to think about how I can change things in my life to accommodate this. 465 more words


Turning Wood Into Art

Wood Turning, by local woodturner David Smith

These lovely and unusual wood turned items are all made by David Smith. There’s a mortar and pestle that’s just beautiful. 53 more words

The Howff

Lathe-ing about.

For the last few days I have been back down in Cumbria, for a bit of relaxing (which for me, it turns out, involves climbing, making things, and being as productive as possible). 114 more words

New Pens

Had a good day in the shed yesterday and today. I managed to turn out a few Pens and a couple of Bracelet Assisters as well as building a few jigs and doing a bit more work on the wall hangings. 42 more words

Pen Turning

Just playing...

So I’ve been thinking about making spoons recenty- here is my first test. A world of possibilities has opened up with lathe turning. The next few sessions in the workshop will be dedicated to spoon explorations. Or candlesticks…..


"Mo' Bowls, Mo' Problems"

I “finished” my second dry green bowl yesterday and I am starting to understand more and more what being good at the fundamentals of woodturning is. 416 more words