Archive / December, 2013

More colouring experimentation.

Following on from my blog on the 5th I moved onto to a similarly shaped piece only larger this time. This one is 128mm high x 108mm diameter at the base and 76mm diameter at the top. This is a piece of Leylandii that has been under cover for about 12 months. It has dried […]

Subtle Colouring

Due to a job being delayed I have had another chance to do some more turning. This was a small piece of unknown wood with very little in the way of grain pattern so after turning it I gave it a quick coat of oak stain and immediately wiped off the excess. Then I mixed […]

Birthday Blanks

It was my 60th birthday a few weeks ago and one of my step-daughters and her husband gave me a selection of hardwood bowl blanks. The other day I finally got the chance to get into the workshop again. It seems like months since I’ve done any turning so I was really looking forward to […]