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Day in the life 20: Woodworking and being domesticated

I missed the noon post! Sorry if anyone missed it but I have a good reason, I have been bloody busy! I started this morning off with reworking the post you saw earlier and finishing off all of one client’s work for the week. 202 more words

It's been a while

Yes it’s been a while since I’ve done any wood turning. My friend Gary asked me to make him a new “berry squishing thingy”© :) I guess in technical terms it could be called a pestle but I’m not sure. 481 more words


Rosemarie Altberg: A Multiplicity Of Media

Visit Studio #5 of this weekend’s Studio Tour for a multi-disciplinary creative experience.  In a Geer Lane studio, perched on a hill just outside Eastsound, Rosemarie Altberg creates etchings, drawings and watercolors.   208 more words

Orcas Island Studio Tour

Outdoors In - sWords

Today in Dublin I stopped by my Dads workshop to see what he was making. He’s currently turning a massive bowl as a gift for someone. 41 more words


Traditional Chairs... and Opera Training

Below is a reposting of a rather contentious blog post I made during my investigation as part of my PGCLTHE. 

Bodging or ‘Green Wood-Turning’ is the technique used to make traditional chairs with hand-craft tools from untreated ‘green’ wood. 1,676 more words

Singing Teaching

Old Shed Treasures for Cee's Black & White Photo Challenge

“Older than 50 years” is the topic for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week. Rather than root about in my photo archives, I decided to have a root about in the old shed in my new allotment garden. 475 more words

Sustainable Living