We have been asked if our members would like to make some more pump handles for Hillside Brewery and there will be a competition for these at our AWGB 30th anniversary celebration on the 21st of June. Here is a diagram showing dimensions of the two types of pump handles. The creative bit is up […]
We had an informative demonstration and talk on ukelele making. At the end of the evening we were treated to a few songs to finish off! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_NJ6GRdf0A
This video of Sarah Robinson PhD explains what spalting is all about.
Do you have trouble with catches? This video by Richard Raffan explains why they happen and how to avoid them.
Here’s a tip from one of our members If you find your finishes such as danish oil, finishing oil etc. are going off before you have chance to use them all, buy an aerosol can of nitrogen gas (commonly used for wine making) and put a squirt of the gas in the can before you […]
This piece started as a project at the Forest of Dean Woodturners club night in August 2014. It originally weighted 64lbs and when finished tipped the scales at 4.5lbs, with a final size of 20” x 14.5”.