Friday 27 July 2018

Davids Christmas present

David was treated to a days Woodturning experiance by his Partner Debra.
David turned a very respectable Sycamore bowl with a coloured and textured wide rim.
Great company and easy to teach.

Thursday 26 July 2018

Air conditioned Workshop

The lengths I go to to keep my Students comfortable and me of course.
Air conditioning

Processing Blanks

Yesterday I picked up some very nice Sycamore and today I spent most of the day processing them into Bowl blanks.
Some of these are for Teaching and some I will sell to recover some of my costs.

Bought as boards.

 Cut into squares ready to cut into rounds
 74 Nice blanks

Tom and Rosy

Tom was treated to a days woodturning experiance by his Wife Rosy who joined him for the day
This was a Birthday present for Tom .
We had a very nice relaxed day and they both went away with very nicely turned Bowls as you can see in the following picture.

Monday 23 July 2018

Walnut 4 Bowl

Yesterday just for fun I turned a bowl with 4 centres today I made one with 5 centres and found it was quite a bit harder
Walnut 8" x 2"

Saturday 21 July 2018

Tri Bowl

Something differant it is also  a consideration for a Club Demo. 9" x 2" Turned from Macrocarpa.consideration for This took  exactly one hour and five minutes I would be pushed to do it in a 2 hour Demo with explaining how it is done inc marking out

Friday 20 July 2018

Making Stock

These are all turned from Yew some are going into stock and some are going to customers.
I find I am getting slower in my old age these took me most of two days but part of it is my tea breaks are getting longer and more frequent.

Sunday 15 July 2018

A day with Bruce.

Bruce has two lath's a Shopsmith and a Sip but due to time restraints they have had very little use.
Now he has had some tuition he has ne excuse not to get Turning.
Bruce was great company and easy to work with.
Bruce turned a very respectable Spalted Beech bowl.

A day with Don

Don is a retired Carpenter so has a good understanding of wood and how it works .Although he had not done a lot of Woodturning it came easy to him.
Don turned a very nice spalted Beech Bowl.

Wednesday 11 July 2018

Paint Pour

A selection of paint pour paintings created by myself and Granddaughter Ali

Sunday 8 July 2018

Gallery Stock

I have  been asked to supply some Wide rimmed coloured bowls for a Gallery that has just opened Breeze Art Gallery Williton in Somerset.
They wontad  12 Bowls but in this heat it was enough to make 9 they also want some other ctuff from my stock.
These are the 9 13" Bowls that are going