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Weekend Projects - Metal schlag effect gold leaf platter

In this article I have combined a technique I learnt at college whilst studying for a NVQ in paint a......

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Techniques for Making a Sculpture

It all started way back in 1959 when I cycled the seven miles to Arnside to enquire about the boatbu......

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Feature Mondays - John Aitken in profile

His headwear might be eye-catching, but it’s John Aitken’s work, which has recently gained a more em......

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Oil Finishes Pt 2

Next to wax, oil finishes are the easiest to apply. But there's more to applying an oil finish t......

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Dave Appleby in Profile

It was with some excitement that I was contacted and asked to arrange a visit to the workshop of Dav......

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Using Gilt Cream and Liming Wax

At times, the use of colour on turned work is a hot bed of contention at grass roots level, with som......

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Michael Scarborough

Michael Scarborough is a very intriguing turner and it is unfortunate that I only came across his wo......

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Dale Larson

Mark introduced me to Dale's work and mentioned the idea of a profile to him at last year's ......

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Turn A Seedpod Complete With Pearl Seeds

The Trinitas seedpod is the most recent addition to my seedpod series, which I have been adding to g......

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Technical Thursdays - European Ash

Ash (Fraxinus excelsior) is my favourite timber to turn, with possibly the greatest variation in gra......