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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 the UK.

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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.

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Turning a Double Sided Wood Spinning Top Arena Game

This week, I’m turning a double sided spinning top arena from a piece of beech and various offcuts of other wood species. This is a great project to turn. It’s easy and fun to turn as well as being great fun game for the family to play when it’s all finished

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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 its 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.

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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.

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