Monthly Archives: February 2015

Show me the honey!

Ladies and Gentlemen, you are looking at a winner. That’s right, I have today won my first competition. OK, it was only the novice category of the chairman’s challenge at the West Midlands Wood Turners, but then, you’ve got to … Continue reading

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Let there be light!

When I first started out turning, I only had a ceiling light, a single T8 tube. It worked, but not very well. I then went and got myself two LED spotlights (from charnwood) on swan necks with magnetic bases. For … Continue reading

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The wash basin

The other day I got some odd pieces from my tree surgeon. A few of them were hard maple, with quite a bit of curling and quilting going on. They were all dry as bones, as he had them in … Continue reading

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I probably should have gone to bed around 23:00 last Saturday, when the party was finished, and I was still moderately sober. But I didn’t. Instead I decided this was the perfect time of day to do a little wood … Continue reading

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