Saturday, 15 February 2020

Jackie and Dad John

Yesterday and today my Students were Jackie and her Dad John a treat for John's 85th Birthday but you would never have guessed he was 85.
Two very enjoyable days bowl turning with great results as you can see below.

Saturday, 8 February 2020


Today my Student was Maurice a present from his four grown up kids.
Maurice is a full time Joiner and Carpenter but has not done any turning before.
He has a very good knowledge of wood and how it works making an easy day for me.
Well done Maurice that is a great Sycamore Bowl.

Sunday, 2 February 2020

Devon guild Stock

The Devon Guild of Craftsmen https://www.crafts.org.uk/ sent me an Email asking for more Stock because my stuff is selling so well .This is the Stock I will be delivering tomorrow morning.Six Colored Sycamore Bowls and 3 Oak Bowls.

Saturday, 25 January 2020

Charles and Hillary

My Students today Charles and Hillary here for an experience day, Christmas gifts From Charles Wife Belinda and Hillary's Husband Simon.They are unlikely to be taking up Woodturning in the near future as they are both busy with other things.
They worked very hard and produced beautiful Bowls good company and lots of fun.

Sunday, 19 January 2020

Andy and Ricky

Yesterday my Students were Andy and Ricky
Andy was here as a Birthday present from his Wife Miriam .
Ricky is a new Member of our http://www.burnham-on-sea-wtc.co.uk/ Club.
Andy has had no experience but is looking to take up a new hobby and Rick has been turning for a few Months.
They were given a choice of Sycamore or Ash Andy chose Ash and Ricky chose Sycamore.
They both did very well and were good company making for a enjoyable day. and

Monday, 13 January 2020

Cutting up Sycamore and Beech

Yesterday I cut up some Sycamore and Beech Woodturning Bowl Blanks some for stock and some for teaching.
The Beech is the nicest i have ever seen absolutely stunning figuring.
The pictures dont actually do them justice they are much nicer in real life

Saturday, 11 January 2020

Roger and Phil

My Students today were Father and Son Roger and Phil who both live locally so hopefully two new Members for our Burnham on Sea Woodturning Club.
We had a very enjoyable day great company easy to teach and they both went away with beautiful Ash Bowls

Rogers Bowl has a scorched and colored rim and Phil's has a Concave rim .