Well, the first in this series was a little on the ordinary side, that is not very creative, so it was time to step up a little and try something that quite frankly scared me.But the result will be rather nice if I do say so myself.This is unf...
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Location: Kalbarri, Western Australia. 600 klms north of Perth. Mouth of the Murchison River.
I am retired and 67 years old. I have been interested in Woodworking all my life, and won my first competition in Year 10 at High School. 1960.
My real interest and hobby started 9 years ago when I got my first Lathe. I have never had a lesson so everything I have learnt has come from forums like this one and others including books and magazines. And I look forward to working with you all.
I do mostly lathe work, although I have built cupboards and all sorts of other items.
I am interested in many other crafts, such as Pottery, Glass, Mosaics, just to mention a few.
-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.
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|commented on||The FIRST Vase using the new lathe and steady rest. Procedure and how I sanded the inside. TIPS.||05-05-2016 07:51 AM|
|commented on||LATHE STEADY REST, A UNIQUE IDEA, VIDEO AND MORE..||05-04-2016 11:39 AM|
|commented on||Portable Chip Screen||05-03-2016 01:06 AM|
|commented on||Chisel Plane||05-01-2016 08:24 AM|
|commented on||Horizontal Belt Sander Conversion||05-01-2016 08:21 AM|
|commented on||Lidded Box||04-30-2016 10:58 AM|
|commented on||Mill Vise Table||04-30-2016 02:21 AM|
|commented on||Burl bowls||04-29-2016 01:59 PM|
|commented on||Poplar "Leaf Side Table"||04-26-2016 01:57 AM|
|commented on||two segmented vases||04-25-2016 09:02 AM|
|commented on||Dyed Tasmanian Oak Segmented Vase||04-25-2016 01:51 AM|
|commented on||Pocket Knife Handles||04-25-2016 01:44 AM|
|added project||Dyed Tasmanian Oak Segmented Vase||04-24-2016 03:35 AM|
|commented on||A PLYWOOD WONDER||04-23-2016 12:55 AM|
|commented on||Artsy project from scraps||04-23-2016 12:49 AM|
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Hi people,I have started working with segments amongst all the other things that I do. This is a very interesting and challenging thing for me, and I think that I was conned by my mate “Rockbuster” into trying this. He is so good t...
Hi People,I have been asked to do this but I have never done anything like it before so I hope that you will bare with me. I have been playing with pens for just on 13 months now, but that was never the intention when I got my lathe. I was a BO...