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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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  • New Toy

    By Peter T

    Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 9:44 PM

    Thanks JohnI got the stains as a sample set of rainbow colours without reading up about them first, as I had seen them demonstrated at the Yandles show by ...

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  • New Toy

    By JJF

    Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 4:09 PM

    very nice bowlClaude2019-01-19 17:06:46

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  • New Toy

    By Dalboy

    Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:34 PM

    A very nice bowl Peter the white has lightened the background just enough to show the colours

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  • New Toy

    By john@jpeachey.co.uk

    Friday, January 18, 2019 - 11:32 AM

    Very nicely done.Re the use of white stain I got this from the Chestnut website..."Spirit Stain White is designed primarily as a mixer to create pastel sha...

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  • New Toy

    By Peter T

    Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:17 PM

    I purchased a Peter Child Pyrography machine at the Yandles Autumn show, and this is my first project to try it out. The stains (Chestnut Spirit stains) we...

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  • The Black Queen

    By ron.d

    Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 5:42 PM

    Very good interpretation of the theme, not every entry meets that!Thanks for that, I not only got some pleaseure from your work, but an idear for what to set for the next club competition.Ron

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  • The Black Queen

    By nicksimpson

    Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:25 AM

    Thanks for the comment DerekI set the topics for our bimonthly challenge. There are more entries for conventional turned items such as 'a box', 'a b...

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  • The Black Queen

    By Dalboy

    Monday, January 14, 2019 - 8:33 PM

    I like that Nick and a worthy entry I think it is a good idea to set a theme at clubs

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