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A large pear floor vase-video

A large pear floor vase-video

Recently I have roughed out a large floor vase from green pear wood. I shot the whole process and published on YouTube. I wanted to show the beauty of woodturning as well as the wood. It is a real

February 12, 2019
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An Oak Head for Tent Poles

An Oak Head for Tent Poles

I have been asked to make a design of a securing head for poles of large tents by a tent maker. I have chosen oak as it is durable and beautiful wood as well. There is a 9 cm hole

February 6, 2019
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The Beauty of Walnut Wood

The Beauty of Walnut Wood

Recently I have finished a small walnut bowl 17 cm x 5 cm that had been sitting in the cellar for four years. I like the shades of walnut wood! The wood comes from the same tree which the

December 26, 2018
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Beauty of Plum Wood

Beauty of Plum Wood

Colours of plum wood ranges fom dark red, through red, orange to pink. I love this wood as well as the fruit and slivovic. I have cut this timber (h x w x l) 5 and 8 cm x 20 cm x 140 cm (...)
April 9, 2018
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Pear Wood – Ideal Wood for Turning

Pear Wood – Ideal Wood for Turning

Pear wood is resilient and hard and perfect for woodturning. I bought this trunk which was situated near the place where I used to live 15 years ago. Tho wood is 90 years old and (...)
March 29, 2018
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Nice Texture of Plum Wood

Nice Texture of Plum Wood

I would like to share this nice texture of plum wood that has been sitting in the workshop for a while so I do not know whether it cracks or not. If not, this could be a nice bowl. The

March 28, 2018
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Unique Texture of Plum Wood

Unique Texture of Plum Wood

This is the other half of the plum wood, a rough turned bowl see the previous news. The sapwood and heartwood create together a unique texture. Unfortunately the pith is partly damaged but I have a few dry plum centers

March 13, 2018
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Plum Bowl – interesting wood

Plum Bowl – interesting wood

I got this wood from my friend. There are lot of beautiful kinds of wood but I am always amazed by plum wood, which has lots of shades and colours. This bowl is 27 cm in diameter and 10 cm

February 13, 2018
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