Woodturning : Blog

Archive - 10 2015

Common turning questions

[image]

Mark Baker

21 October 2015

I have been to a few clubs recently, some just for a visit and some to demonstrate at, which is enjoyable, although the journeys to and from are, at times, a real pain in the proverbial. But, since no one has yet created matter transfer units to speed things up, then car travel is the only viable op ...

Club finances

[image]

Mark Baker

13 October 2015

The nature of what we do as editors involves some travelling and I will be out of the office visiting manufacturers, retailers and a woodturning club this week. It is a nice mix and will enable me to see what is going on and what people are up to, although it"s likely to mean a late night tonigh ...

Interaction

[image]

Mark Baker

9 October 2015

I must confess to not having done much turning lately. My excuse? Well, for the past week, I"ve had a sore neck and shoulder. Goodness knows how I did it, but the last time it happened after I turned my neck to check a side road at a junction and something went "click". All I know is it& ...

Report from the Irish Woodturners Guild Seminar

[image]

Mark Baker

1 October 2015

There isn"t much in the scheme of things that causes me to become vexed about things, but when Colwin Way and I were asked to judge the Chapter Challenge Collaborative competition this weekend at the Irish Woodturners Guild Seminar (IWG) this caused me some - shall we say - trepidation. I am alw ...

Recent blog posts RSS

25 June 2018
Exciting times

3 May 2018
The challenge of cutting

29 March 2018
Developing work - Easter Holiday

1 February 2018
Cold and busy

21 December 2017
It’s that time of year again

12 December 2017
Preparation

10 November 2017
Showtime

All blog posts