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A difficult thing…

Making geometrical objects by hand is always difficult. The eye is a very accurate organ and we can always detect when things are a little “wonky”. All handmade objects are a little wonky and that’s what makes them pleasing to … Continue reading

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A simple thing

A small tray/ plate, just about a foot across, carved from a piece of tiger oak. I saw a few online that were made by a a japanese guy for sushi and I liked the look of them, very basic. … Continue reading

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New folding knife

I have just finished making a folding knife, my first. I didn’t make all the bits, I ordered some off the web and put it all together with a bit of enamelling and some woodwork with a thought to selling … Continue reading

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Tallboy in oak, finished

Finally finished my corner unit tallboy. This is it finished, at last.. I did a bit of carving as I said last post and decided to paint it… The top is inlaid with some plum wood and walnut and the … Continue reading

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Tallboy, in oak.

It’s a while since I blogged, I’ve been busy this year cutting up large pieces of wood into smaller pieces. It’s a hobby. I’ve stretched myself this project and am making a tallboy. It has almost 100 pieces of wood … Continue reading

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Bye bye Facebook… it’s been mediocre.

Well, the FB police got me and told me I’d have to submit some proof of existence before I could continue to post/visit FB. I did think about it for a while, but not long. That’s no reflection on my … Continue reading

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Marketplace … 3 texture sets.

I finally got around to putting some more stuff on Marketplace. I’ve been meaning to for a long time, but you know how it is…. Anyway, three sets of textures in Copy/Mod format for those that would like them and … Continue reading

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Walnut Bread Bin

Well, not much to say really …I bought some Walnut (wood) offcuts from eBay and made a bread bin. I wanted to see how difficult it was to do a dovetailed box. It took a bit of time, but generally … Continue reading

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Not all Things are created equal.

There’s often talk about how materialistic our society has become and how possessions rule our lives. Like most generalities there is an element of truth in it which is why it gets told and retold, but also a falsehood lies … Continue reading

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Flower bowl from dough bowl

Nearly 3 years ago I started on the refurbishment of an old dough bowl I bought at a bootfair. I started off carving it out a bit Then gave it a bit of paint It’s a design I had wanted … Continue reading

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