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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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  • Texture and old crafts

    By Claude

    Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 8:23 PM

    I really like the wood flowers, and the bottle looks great!Claude

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  • Texture and old crafts

    By Pete in Welland

    Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 1:38 PM

    Thanks for commenting guys. After years of bowls, bowls, bowls and more bowls I need to try different things. Hollow forms are way more interesting and cha...

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  • Texture and old crafts

    By Dalboy

    Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 10:38 AM

    I have to agree with Pete's comment above. Many turners stick to traditional shapes and are not prepared to venture away from that.I like it something different and a good job on the flowers

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  • Texture and old crafts

    By bodrighy

    Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 8:01 AM

    Turners are often very conservative and don't like things that aren't 'traditional' so don't worry what they think. The shape and finish make this look exa...

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  • Texture and old crafts

    By sammysam

    Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 7:58 AM

    I really like the the bottle Pete, the loose ring gives it a nice touch, and the texturing is spot on. You have used amazing skills to make the flowers, bu...

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  • Texture and old crafts

    By Pete in Welland

    Friday, December 7, 2018 - 10:18 PM

    This all started when my BIL came back from Mexico with some cheap pottery. I liked the forms and decided I could replicate in wood and make it look like M...

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  • Inlaid Trinket Box

    By JJF

    Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 7:27 PM

    nice work

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  • Inlaid Trinket Box

    By Neil Lawton

    Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 5:18 PM

    Nice idea.It says om.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Om

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