Painted Fox for the Missus

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On our travels, Marlene was looking at some paintings on wood and took quite a fancy to a couple of them. She asked me if I could paint a fox for here so here it is… I haven’t painted for … Continued

Little Boxes – Decoration

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I posted a little while back about doing a box manufacturing run. These are little trinket boxes – the small ones are 90 x 90 mm and the large ones are 155 x 95 mm. I decorate these and they … Continued

Bee on Flower Pyrography

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Last little pyrography piece for this week, honest! Just a small piece at around 4 x 3 inches. Live edged wood (sycamore I think), then coloured with watercolour paints and finished with wood wax.

Ring of Brodgar – Back Order

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Just finished and posted this Ring of Brodgar Intarsia to order as a visitor saw the one we had but didn’t buy it at the time and when they rang to order it, it was sold! I made another, to … Continued

Little Boxes!

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I’ve been making some little base boxes which I will decorate later. Here is my process… First I cut out the sides – I knock out a load of sides at the same time and keep them in sets with … Continued

Eagle Carving

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Here’s a little departure from my normal work. I cut the outside with my scrollsaw, then power carved the tree stump and eagle this using a Dremel, then a lot of hand sanding! I applied a bit of white dye … Continued