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Mark Baker

Mark Baker

Exciting times

25 June 2018

Anyone that knows me or reads the magazines I edit know that I have an interesting juggling act which results in a hectic but oh so interesting life. I do wonder how I would feel if my life were not so hectic. Would I miss the hubbub or would I find that place of quiet that I seek and find in other  ...

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  • Workshop insurance.

    By Ian Thorn

    Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 8:01 PM

    Good to see you back Ray . Cant solve yours but here my house and ,Garage & workshop are all on the same policy same as my contents it may be time to chang...

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  • Workshop insurance.

    By Turnpike

    Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 7:04 PM

    I tried insuring my workshop today on my new house insurance. They would only insure the Building for a Maximum of £10,000. It would cost a lot more ...

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  • Beech Bowl

    By Dalboy

    Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 6:37 PM

    Very nice bowl I like the undercut on this just adds a nice shadow line

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  • Beech Bowl

    By CHJ

    Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 4:27 PM

    3+ years in the making, awaiting the green wood to dry out.257mm diameter. Finished with cellulose sanding sealer and microcrystalline wax.

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  • London Plane Bowl part 2

    By Dalboy

    Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 10:26 PM

    [QUOTE=Kiwi] Great example of working with the timber, lovely job with the rings just joining. very nice job indeed Derek [/QUOTE] Thank you I did do ...

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  • London Plane Bowl part 2

    By Kiwi

    Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 7:50 PM

    Great example of working with the timber, lovely job with the rings just joining. very nice job indeed Derek

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  • London Plane Bowl part 2

    By Dalboy

    Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 4:38 PM

    [QUOTE=gregmcateer] I REALLY like that - Beautiful grain, that you quite rightly hung onto, by offsetting the bowl part.Nice work, DB[/QUOTE] Thank you.Yo...

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  • Cardboard pen

    By gregmcateer

    Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 3:53 PM

    PS, I've gone through your Instructables WIP - really clear and well presented, thanks for taking the time to photograph and explain the process.Greg

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