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Making a centre finder

It’s one of those things that we all need every now and then, but I kept on forgetting to buy one. It just wasn’t important enough. So one day I decided that I was going to make myself one and … Continue reading

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Building a steady

My engineering lathe came with two steadies, one travelling steady (two support arms, and is mounted on the apron) and a fixed steady with three arms. Initially I used these for my first wood turning projects, but they had several … Continue reading

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Best workshop ever

The last 6 months have been a lot of hard work, but it’s finally paying off. I now have space in my new workshop, which is quite a luxury for me. I am not used to that. There’s still a … Continue reading

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Saving bowls

2 weeks ago I visited a lady close to Bath to buy some tools from the workshop of her husband who had passed away a while ago. Among them was a brand new set of Kel McNaughton medium size bowl … Continue reading

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I know I haven’t posted for a while. To be honest, I got really busy at work, and also in the workshop. Now that it’s been decided that we (my wife Helen and me both) will do a number of … Continue reading

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