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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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  • Pear Platter?

    By CHJ

    Monday, February 11, 2019 - 6:57 PM

    Thanks Derek, Tried a couple of large blanks today that are currently stashed by the bandsaw in the hope that I can salvage something for a couple of tool ...

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  • Pear Platter?

    By Dalboy

    Monday, February 11, 2019 - 6:45 PM

    Nice piece Chas. Some lovely colour in that pieceI have some fruit wood but can only see it being used for spindle type work

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  • Pear Platter?

    By CHJ

    Monday, February 11, 2019 - 4:24 PM

    [QUOTE=AllanJ] Bonny wood and an excellent finish. I love Pear wood.allanj[/QUOTE] Yes, great for smooth turning and easy finishing, I find it difficult t...

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  • Cardboard pen

    By Phil Bradley

    Monday, February 11, 2019 - 2:21 PM

    Sorry for late response.The Pens have won a little competition, or at least been a prize-winning placement. They were a little experiment on what I co...

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  • Spalted beech bowl / platter

    By dunkhooper

    Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 12:35 PM

    Thanks Allanj it's a crotch section of beech

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  • Spalted beech bowl / platter

    By AllanJ

    Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 12:04 PM

    Just trying to catch up. A lovely piece and unusual wood. What is it please ?Allanj

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  • Pear Platter?

    By AllanJ

    Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 12:00 PM

    Bonny wood and an excellent finish. I love Pear wood.allanj

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  • Spalted beech bowl / platter

    By dunkhooper

    Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 9:11 AM

    Thanks for the comments guys. Much appreciated 

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