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Ooni Pizza Oven

Ooni Pizza Oven

We have been enjoying a beautiful spell of spring weather which has encouraged lots of gardening and some great walks. After mowing the wild flower areas the mower went off for a service. All ready for the season now. 👍 We have been preparing the beds in the tunnels...
Photo shoot

Photo shoot

Recently we had a photo shoot at our place. Thibault Gras from https://www.grass-shoots.com/ came along to the workshop and took some fantastic photos. Photographing the photographer To read more about this and to see the photos go to Thibault’s website. Link below...
FLOATS

FLOATS

A new range where Michael has stepped away from bowl turning to turn these Burr elm fishing floats. Inspired by Michael’s time as a commercial fisherman and also the time he spent as a boy beach combing on his home island of Sanday, finding these various floats....
Boxwood

Boxwood

Boxwood (Buxus is a genus of about seventy species in the family Buxaceae) A slow growing evergreen shrub from which this fantastic, heavy, dense, butter coloured  timber is obtained. Today good quality Boxwood is used for instrument...
Places to walk

Places to walk

1st week into 2022 and I’m feeling so lucky. Since we now have a dog again (Monty) I have been enjoying some of the walks I use to do and found some new ones. Over the festive period we had some beautiful cold, bright days, not so much lately but still “There is...
The end of 2021

The end of 2021

Well that’s nearly the end of 2021 and another upset to Christmas with the old COVID 19 thing. It was all starting to look a bit more like normal for a while there. Hope you are all safe and well. Not too many blogs written lately, but we are just not going...
Grooved ware inspired pot

Grooved ware inspired pot

Bowl is turned, marked out and then carved. Holding this imposing pot giving an idea of its size This piece has been several months in the making, but has been well worth it. Turned from chestnut this imposing pot is 210mm x 245mm∅. Inspired by the Neolithic Grooved...
A woodturners dog!

A woodturners dog!

Let me introduce you to the latest member of our family. When you can make a shaving angel with your tail you’re happy. This is MONTY He is a 9 week old fox red lab and has been with us for a week now. Now its only been a couple of years since we had a dog, but...