I COULD HAVE SAVED A LIFE THAT DAYI could have saved a life that day, But I chose to look the other way. It wasn’t that I didn’t care, I had the time, and I was there.But I didn’t want to seem a fool, Or argue over a safety rule....
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Location: Campbelltown, Australia
I'm a woodturner from the Macarthur district, south west outskirts of Sydney, Australia.
I love wood in all it's forms and I don't think there is a wood I don't like. I feel there is a magical property to wood and each and every squar inch has beauty to be revealed. I especially like to use wood I collect my self, whether it is fresh, seasoned, old & weathered or scavenged building material or a hundred year old fence post ! it all has something to offer and it's my job to reveal & present it the best i can. I can not explain the joy and excitement I get as I uncover the different figures, colours, patterns and features.
I am a member and trainer of the Macarthur Woodturners inc. Although I have had no formal training, i'm proud to add my small contribution to keeping this craft alive. .
-- There is always an opportunity to learn. . . .Steve Mcgrady. . Sydney, Australia.
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My last blog was about my broken wrist…... Well I’m still in a cast but I have found that it is only a minor hindrance restricting movement a little but I can generally work around it…... Tomorrow I’m off to demonstrate f...
Two days ago I broke my wrist. . . .40 years old and my first brake, even the kids are making fun of me ! I’ve been trying for so long to get some time off to get in the shed and make some shavings. . . Now i have at least 6 weeks but with a...
Recently I found that the gardening section of my favorite hardwear store has very exotic looking hardwood stakes in a range of sizes, from pen blank size to around 4inch square in lengths of 1 to 5 foot depending on it’s thickness. Some of ...