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Posh bird table in oak

It’s been ages since I posted anything about my workshop projects apart from a few photos of my wild plum slabs which are currently drying and warping and splitting at this moment in time. Not unsurprising when you try to … Continue reading

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Frame for Virtual Worlds painting.

Yes, I finally got around to framing my Virtual World painting. It’s been hanging around on the kitchen wall for months now and I’ve been promising myself I’d get around to it as soon as the wardrobe was finished. It … Continue reading

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Eve’s Wardrobe

As you may know I’ve been building a wardrobe for the last few months and, finally, it’s finished. It’s basically the biggest thing I could make in my workshop and still move around so I’ll be glad to see it … Continue reading

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wardrobe project

Moving house as often as I have in the past I have been used to hanging my clothes on one of those clothes rails like they use in cheap clothes shops. The trouble with buying a wardrobe is that I’ve … Continue reading

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Magic Mushroom Jar

…or other magic stuff if you don’t have any mushrooms to store… I just finished making a tea-caddy shaped cookie jar style thingy from tiger oak and spalted beech… It’s about 6 x 6 x 9 inches [16x16x 24 cm] … Continue reading

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Making a branding iron

I wanted to be able to ‘sign’ my future pieces with my new logo… I started off with the following, a scaled image of the log, some Copper Art Clay, two pieces of hard wax and a good scalpel. There … Continue reading

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“Well, it’s not real, though, is it!”

Don’t you love it when people say (about virtual worlds) “Well, it’s not real, though, is it!” Some of my virtual friends bought some of my virtual trees with their virtual money which I then converted to buy a cast … Continue reading

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Theology and carving

Well, it should have been quite simple… (story of my life)… I thought I’d do a bit of carving on the oak stool, particularly on the bottom rung or stretcher… What could be easier. After a lot of messing about … Continue reading

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Oak Stool Project

I’m back in the workshop after having taken it a bit slowly due to my arm/elbow complaining for a while. The butterfly joints that I showed last time were to tie together the two pieces I needed for the top, … Continue reading

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PMGrid

There are few things as exciting as a blank canvas, and a new sim is just that, of course. Bob Wellman of PMGrid has been kind enough to give me a sim with, hopefully, the possibility of upgrading to a … Continue reading

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