I’m heading up to the North of England Woodworking and Power Tool Show at Harrogate with a whole heap of stock and need to temporarily close the shop. Continue reading Shop Closed till 20th Nov. No Need to Worry
There are a multitude of wood finishes out there in the world, and yet, I still choose to go down the route of a wax . . . and it’s not just because I make a them, either! Continue reading The Reasons Why I Mostly Use a Wax Finish
The website update is almost complete with the introduction of a collection of gift vouchers. With Christmas coming up and birthdays every day of the year, a woodturning gift voucher could be just the thing for every turner or newbie out there. Continue reading Introducing Gift Vouchers
In recent years, ‘Social Media Login’ has made it possible to register and login to numerous sites using details from your social media pages. Continue reading Making Logins Easier
I hope you have been enjoying a creative summer in your workshops. The past couple of months have seen a lot of changes to the business here in Hampshire. I’m sure the changes will make things easier for both customers and followers alike. This post contains some important information! Continue reading Huge Autumn 2017 Changes – Important
Done it! Today I completed the training to be able to ship Hampshire Sheen overseas legally! If you do not live in the UK and wish to order Hampshire Sheen, read this to find out why I need this certification. Continue reading Certified to Ship Hampshire Sheen Overseas!
Our lathe beds come under all sorts of punishment from constant sliding up and down of banjos and tail stocks to sprays, colours and oils. In this post, I share my top tips on keeping your bed smooth with the use of a dry lubricant. Continue reading Top Tips for Cleaning a Sticky Bed
Sanding your work is one thing, sanding it well is another. In this post, I share my top bowl sanding tips on getting it right every time to produce an item that is not just gorgeous, but something to be proud of. Continue reading Top Tips on Sanding Bowls Well
Buying timber should be an easy thing to do, but it’s not like buying a standard product from a shop because you don’t fully know what you are going to get. In this post, I’ll share with you some tips on getting the best out of buying timber blanks online. Continue reading Top Tips for Buying Blanks Online
For quite a while now, I’ve been thinking about putting my own range of colours together. Yes, I know there are several companies out there with stains and dyes of many different colours. I found though, that they all seem to be ‘off the shelf’ colours and much the same as each other.