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Mark Baker

Mark Baker

My Christmas break

9 January 2017

Let me start of by wishing you a Happy New Year. I trust you are now fully recovered from the various exertions, dashing about and fun of the festive season? I avoided most of it by going away with my wife to visit friends in the very cold climes of mountainous Canada.   Johnston canyon upper falls  ...

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  • turning apples

    By rickypdq

    Monday, January 16, 2017 - 7:10 PM

    hi Allan thanks for the reply , could you explain the technique you suggested please.

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  • Rose root bowl.

    By Neil Lawton

    Monday, January 16, 2017 - 6:04 PM

    Thanks Chaps.More a case of knowing when to break out the cling film and tape, than skill!

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  • turning apples

    By Richard Findley

    Monday, January 16, 2017 - 12:37 PM

    I recently made a batch of fruit and showed the steps on my Instagram account. Take a look and see if it helps.An apple not threading straight onto a scre...

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  • turning apples

    By AllanJ

    Monday, January 16, 2017 - 10:59 AM

    You could always apply the Carnuba wax with a mop off the lathe, but I can't help with the off centre issue. Jam chuck perhaps ?Allanj

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  • turning apples

    By rickypdq

    Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 7:13 PM

    hi i have silly problem that's driving me nuts. i haven't turned for a couple of years and i had only ever made a few things, but yesterday i decided to st...

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  • Rose root bowl.

    By Ian Thorn

    Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 7:07 PM

    Good skills there on keeping that together, a really nice piece that shows of the wood wellIan

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  • Rose root bowl.

    By Kiwi

    Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 6:45 PM

    That is one cool piece Neil, just love it

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  • Rose root bowl.

    By Dalboy

    Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 5:19 PM

    Great job on keeping it together Neil. Great looking bowl with a lot of interesting things going on with the grainI just need to go around and dig a few up in the middle of the night

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