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The Changing World of UK Woodturning – Personal Thoughts and Feelings

There can be no doubt in my mind that the lockdown of people during the Covid-19 pandemic will have world changing consequences. In this article, I think about the changes, both good and perhaps bad, the situation will have on woodturning in…

19 Top Tips For Looking After Your Workshop Whilst in Isolation

We’re currently living in uncertain times as people enter self isolation. As wood turners and woodworkers, many of us have a workshop at our property, meaning we can still visit the workshop and make stuff. In this video, I give you my top 19 tips on what you can do in the workshop should you need something else to do, or you face another day of boredom.

Snowman Pepper Mill

Whilst this isn’t my finest work ever, this snowman pepper mill was a lot of fun to turn and will make a funky addition to any table this festive season. Give it’s hat a twist and the pepper is ground out the er….bottom! Suitable for those with a sense of humour! Read on to download the project guide, complete with screenshots from the accompanying video.

Candelabra Base As Seen on Channel 4 TV

Back in late October or early November, I was approached by Hallmark Jewellery of Titchfield, Hampshire about whether I would be interested in making a base for a very special candelabra they were designing and making for Channel 4 TV show ‘The World’s Most Extraordinary Christmas Dinners’. Of course, I jumped at the chance.