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Smal-scale production – oak points for big tents

Smal-scale production – oak points for big tents

I have upgraded a heavy-duty lathe, which I bought 5 years ago, with a stronger motor 2HP and an electronic variable speed control 0-1,000, 0-2,200 and 0-3,400RPM. It also has a heavy-duty duplicator weighing 90 kilos.

I was asked to

March 23, 2019
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Huge plum tree – 40 cm

Huge plum tree – 40 cm

Welcome to Beauty of Wood! I have recently cut down a huge plum tree that my grandfather had planted at our cottage. It was very old and I had know that it was going to be rotten a bit. So

March 3, 2019
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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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