Wooden trains anyone?

I have been batching some wooden train sets out recently. After the initial cutting and drilling is some then the pieces are something that I can glue up in pieces when I have some free time.   I think I may have bought more parts than I need:   I am trying to standardise on 2 basic styles; one all wood and the other with hooks. The all wood one is a lot more work to […]

Dyed Stabilised Pen Blanks – interesting results

I bought these blanks over a year ago on Facebook, the first photo is the sale photo and next to it the actual receipt     I do like the labels; it is a small thing but so helpful later on.  They are stabilised which means soaked in resin and then baked in an oven to cure the wood. Dye is mixed in with the resin and can be used multiple times; the top picture from […]