The Wonder of Wood

Turning Timber into Treasure


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I was asked by My Good friend Mike Wood RPT to reproduce some post caps with ball finials for a gentleman to replace some existing ones that were in a bad way. The originals were made from pine and the…
I was asked to turn a 6" American Black Walnut Sphere by Moss timber merchants in perivale for one of their customers. It is to be used as an architectural model that they are making. The boys at Moss where…
This was an interesting project. A gentleman contacted me and asked if I could make some parts for a Windsor chair. It has three broken spindles and the four legs had been shortened and where in poor condition, they also…
An interesting project for a furniture maker. He was reproducing a set of Library Steps as a copy of an existing set that had fallen into disrepair. He did not do woodturning so he asked me to make the spindle.…
No, this is not a story by Roald Dahl it is a story about a Giant Gastropod and a very big Fungus. We had a nice day at Norwood green Village day last Saturday. I turned lots of spinning tops…
I collected some green oak posts for my brother Keith last week. Having coped the tops and cut them to length we had some offcuts which Keith kindly gave to me. I took these pieces of timber back and it was…
We had a nice day on saturday at the Eastcote House and Gardens Picnic. The weather was very good and the event was well attended. Sales where quite good and we had a lot of positive feedback on our display.…
Back to work on my two burned bowls. The Holm Oak bowl was remounted on the lathe and the bowl hollowed out and sanded. I treated the hollow with cellulose sanding sealer and knocked it back with some very fine…
I have started to make two bowls. One is a very nice piece of Holm Oak (Quercus Ilex) or Holly Oak the second is a heavily cracked piece of Eucalyptus.  I have turned the outsides and rims of the bowls,…
This very unusual bowl is made from Holm Oak, (Quercus Ilex) or Holly Oak. It is a very original design and I have naturally named it for its external profile. Also like its namesake it is pleasing to look at,…
!!!!!!!!!!HAZARD WARNING!!!!!!!!!!   I have been reluctant to go out to the workshop this week for fear of being stung by one of the giant wasps that are nesting in there fortunately no one has been stung yet but I…

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