Publications

Moral Compass!

My latest article for “Woodturning” magazine takes me into something I’ve not tried before. In fact, I’ve often looked at the pivot points of tools like pliers and wire cutters, and wondered how on earth Read more…

By Les, ago
Exhibitions

Time on my hands!

Since lockdown eased sufficiently for my woodturning tuition sessions to recommence, things have been rather busy and I’ve had to restrict the sessions to two per week; although it must be said that I’ve given Read more…

By Les, ago
Marketing

Welsh Treasures

Those who know me will certainly know that I am far from comfortable with internet-based marketing, beyond keeping my web-site, Facebook and Instagram pages running, so when I was contacted by “Welsh Treasures”, with a Read more…

By Les, ago
mainteance

Top Slice

When sawmills convert logs into planks, whether those mills are huge industrial sites or small, portable mills, the first thing they have to do to each log is to mount it onto a carriage or Read more…

By Les, ago
Publications

Cone Vessel

This month, for my article for Woodturning magazine I was supposed to be writing about steam-bending timber, but I made a last minute substitution and wrote about something far more intriguing! Several thousand years ago Read more…

By Les, ago
Woodturning

Bowled over!

Lots of bowls being turned recently. Sally and I have been working on the garden again and one of the log stores, for dry firewood, had a few interesting lumps of timber in it, so Read more…

By Les, ago