Archive / April, 2013

At Last!

After a few weeks of not being able to turn any wood I finally got into the workshop again today. When I was at Yandles show the other week I bought a ‘slab’ of Zebrano because I liked the markings on it. I made a bowl today in two separate pieces before I glued it […]

Small Goblets

After visiting Yandles Woodworking Show on Friday I was inspired to try turning some thin stemmed miniature goblets. I started with a stem diameter of about 10mm partly to see how the wood would behave and partly to test my nerve. That was successful, so trying again I got to a 6mm stem diameter before […]

Yandles Woodworking Show

Just returned from Yandles Woodworking Show in Martock, sunny Somerset. Loads of different demonstrations taking place – wood turning, wood carving, marquetry, power carving, etc. If fact – anything to do with wood! Plenty of different manufacturers there showing their wares, both hobby and trade machinery and equipment. If you live around the area it’s […]