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Mark Baker

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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  • 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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  • Free Sycamore

    By Les Symonds

    Monday, September 16, 2019 - 6:40 AM

    Free wood is always welcome! I agree with you wholeheartedly about the second vase being more appealing than the first; the neck is more clearly defined an...

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  • Black and White

    By Les Symonds

    Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 8:09 PM

    Well, to be precise, a timber which can be white, turned black by fire, rubbed with white lime-wax and adorned by a stone, a cabochon of Snowflake Obsidian...

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  • BANDSAW ADVICE

    By recipio

    Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 7:55 PM

    Both of those bandsaws are 2 HP and for that kind of money you can get the Hammer N4400 with a 4HP single phase motor. I bought mine from an agency in Cork...

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  • Patchwork Pot in Yew

    By Dalboy

    Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 7:48 PM

    [QUOTE=CHJ] I take the comments about the lid on board LES. Others have expressed reservations with the lids on a couple of others I've done recently.I di...

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