Category Archives: techniques

This is the category for all techniques and opertions used on the machines and tools in the workshop.

Boxes, boxes and more boxes…


As well as the 47 keepsake boxes and 20 coffee condiment boxes I have on order this month … decided to make some on my own account for stock to sell at the markets… Here are a few that I … Continue reading

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Tessellations…


Playing around with the laser engraver and some veneers,  this is what I came up with… MC Escher tessellation of a lizard… Engraved and cut quite a few more and will make them into a wall hanging or a tray…   … Continue reading

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Two towers of boxes


Now half way through the order for 45 boxes… update now 47 on order… This is what 20 boxes start out as… The camphor began as a slab… after dressing and resawing to just under 10 mm the boards are … Continue reading

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2 Days… 11 boards…


Had an order for 15 steak boards last month… all delivered.  Then I had an order for 10 of the same boards… but from a different client…all made from Rosewood. Here are the finished items and a larger carving board … Continue reading

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Q and A…


I often get personal messages asking for advice…. I usually just answer them but I thought the answer may be of use to others…So I am posting it here… Got this PM tonight… From: Vince Subject: cutting board joints —————————————————————– … Continue reading

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67 finished trophies


Worked all last weekend including an all-nighter Saturday night… but I got them all finished.. Following photos are of the unfinished components.

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CNC Lathe


Of course this takes all the fun out of turning 150 or so spindles for some trophies I have been requested to make… NO it doesn’t … Have a look at some of the pictures I took and then watch … Continue reading

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