Wednesday 16 April 2014

Green Woodwork & Turning

I like this type of woodwork at the moment.
My wife says 'what about a fork / tongs etc?'
So I just pop out to the workshop and make her one...
Most of these are from a Whitebeam log I salvaged from
being used as firewood.
It was standing dead so in fact was bone dry
and therefore harder to carve than if it were green.
Garricks Birthday Present.
2 Bodhron sticks, Yew & Box and Yew & Ebony.
I got my oldest to help with these...
I have everything in this new workshop even a kitchen sink...
Busman's holiday teaching turning!
Mind you my students are not normally 9 years old!

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