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Mark Baker

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6 September 2019

I was recently involved in a conversation with a group of people centred on a club they all belonged to where there had been some discussions among members as to future planning and the direction the club was heading. Apparently, some of the points discussed became heated and some people became ar ...

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  • Erratic results

    By gregmcateer

    Monday, September 16, 2019 - 5:29 PM

    I've lost count of the number of attempts I've had at avoiding the dreaded bouncing bowl syndrome - So don't despair and definitely persevere.I would defin...

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  • Black and White

    By gregmcateer

    Monday, September 16, 2019 - 5:17 PM

    I like that a lot.Very nice shape and the finish is, as always, A1.

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  • Free Sycamore

    By gregmcateer

    Monday, September 16, 2019 - 5:16 PM

    [QUOTE=Les Symonds]Free wood is always welcome! I agree with you wholeheartedly about the second vase being more appealing than the first; the neck is more...

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  • Erratic results

    By Handcrafter

    Monday, September 16, 2019 - 11:32 AM

    Thanks, Dalboy,I don't think I'm ever likely to give it up in despair - I enjoy furniture making too much to do that - it just feels like a losing battle a...

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  • Patchwork Pot in Yew

    By Les Symonds

    Monday, September 16, 2019 - 10:52 AM

    [QUOTE=CHJ]....In the day to day selection of pieces by recipients for selves or gifts for others I see little consistency in preference for any given desi...

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  • Erratic results

    By Dalboy

    Monday, September 16, 2019 - 10:13 AM

    Don't give in as you have already found it is all down to practice. Even after a number of years turning I find that I occasionally do what you have done, ...

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  • Patchwork Pot in Yew

    By CHJ

    Monday, September 16, 2019 - 9:57 AM

    I find the whole subject of 'form' for want of a better word a difficult and confusing subject when producing off the cuff pieces.There are obviously many ...

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  • Erratic results

    By Handcrafter

    Monday, September 16, 2019 - 7:25 AM

    Thanks, for all those helpful replies. I'm still experiencing intermittent difficulties, so shall certainly try those suggestions.One thing that rang true ...

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