INTRODUCTION.. NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT As they used to say on MONTY PYTHON’S FLYING CIRCUSWhile browsing on the Net recently I came across the following Photo (in DEVIANTART.COM an excellent source of design ideas) of a pai...
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28 April 1940
I am a Scotsman living in Italy, a retired IT consultant and amateur woodworker. My wife Avril is Welsh and has degrees in Italian and French, my Daughter Ailsa (25) has just finished her Masters degree in Bio-medical Engineering at Pavia university, obviously she is completely bilingual.
My interests include:
Woodworking, Etymology, Reading, Music, Art, Design, Religions, Opera, Photography, Technology, Physics, Archaeology, History, Mathematics, Trivia (I call it General Knowledge), Motor Racing (F1), Aviation.
My taste in music is fairly eclectic and includes:-
- Classic: Beethoven, Bach, Mozart
- Opera: Puccini, Verdi, Wagner. Rossini
- Country & Western: Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood (his wife),
Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris. Sarah MacLachlan, KD Lang
- Brass Bands (not military): Canadian Brass, Grimethorpe
- 60's Pop: Almost anything
- Choral: Morman TC, Red Army Choir
- Celtic: Enya, Chieftains
- Classic Guitar: John Williams, Julian Bream, Rodrigo, Barrios, Sor
- Accoustic Guitar: Django Rheinhart, Eric Clapton
- Flamenco: Gitano, Manitas Di Plata
- General: Roy Orbison, Zucchero, Meat Loaf, Annie Lennox, Queen
I CANNOT STAND RAP!
I have worked/lived in several places in the world viz. Scotland several years , London England several years, Canada 2 years, Holland 1 year, Nigeria 1 year USA 6 months, Italy more than 20 years on and off. I speak English very well and Italian very badly.
Most of my life has been spent in the IT sector as a consultant apart from nearly 2 years in pilot training in the Royal Canadian Air-force
-- Maclegno,Scotsman in Italy
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INTRODUCTIONThere is very little new in this Blog, I intend to show more examples of how to analyse, and make templates for, more Celtic Patterns. I should point out that the examples shown here and in my previous Blog are all prototypes and not d...
INTRODUCTION.. When I started experimenting with using my router for inlays I thought only in the context of straight lines since that was what routers did best. Unfortunately my tastes in designs included Celtic Art especially Knot-work which ...
Finally a Rubik cube that is solved once and for all, no more frustration, lost sleep etc. Move on with your life, take up woodwork or something. Live again! ...MAKE CUBE.Made from 1cm MDF.; 10cm each side (I would make it smaller); cut 4 squares ...
Yet another way to use up scraps; this pair is made from Beech with Mahogany inlays. Those who have had the benefit of a misspent youth will note that the smaller die is a Right-handed one while the larger die (3”) is a Left-handed one. Thes...