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

Small Sea Eagle

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Here is the finished sea eagle mentioned in my last post. It is made using greenheart, mahogany, oak and maple with the beak and feet dyed yellow and the talons dyed black.

Greenheart!!!

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I made a start this afternoon on another, smaller version, of the Sea Eagle that I made some time ago. The earlier sea eagle used quite a lot of greenheart wood and I have decided to use a small amount … Continued

Comemerative Plaque

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Here is a little commemorative plaque made for a lady in Yorkshire. It is a combination project involving fretwork (kind of intarsia) and pyrography. It is 8″ x 6″ and approx 0.75″ thick finished with three coats of Yacht varnish … Continued

Calico Cat Intarsia

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Here’s a calico cat intarsia that I have just finished. The wood is sapele and tulip wood, that dark sections are dyed sapele. The piece was made from Kathy Wise pattern and measures approximately 38cm x 22cm

Eagle Intarsia

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Oh my it seems to have been such a long time since I did one of these? Here’s an eagle intarsia in Tulip wood, Oak and Mahogany. It is around A2 in size and 129 pieces.

Prepping Wood

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I’ve just spent a bit of time in the workshop prepping wood. I love prepping wood, in fact, I think I like it as much as working with it. The wood here was bought from Logs n Stuff near Perth. … Continued

Poor Workshop!

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Well, I’ve done no new work worth shouting about since the Owl that I did for Marlene. The weather has not been grand and it has been really quite cold in the workshop. Well that’s one excuse, but then there … Continued