Found myself in need of a new saw for cross-cutting and another for ripping. Looked at the Axminster Tools Catalogue (Axminster in Devon, UK) which my son describes as ‘pornography for woodworkers’, and found a Japanese pull saw which ...
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Location: South Wales UK
Semi-pro woodturner, otherwise retired.
Workshop comprises a lathe, grinding sharpener, small vice, logo branding iron, router, turning tools and rack which doubles as immediate woodstore, wood carving tools. Good lighting for lathe and close work at table. Filter masks and protective clothing. Radio for those moments when the lathe is silent.
Enjoy spindle and bowl turning equally, many projects in mind. Not afraid to try out new techniques, bowls after initial roughing worked exclusively on the chuck. Most work is freehand resulting from working with the wood. Happy bunny! But not as skilled as I would like.
Current icon is part of a bowl and platter set made from apple which my buddy had growing wild in his garden. Felled and open-air seasoned about two years before turning.
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