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 […]

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 […]

Something different – Desk Organisers / Desk Caddies

Something different – Desk Organisers / Desk Caddies Saw this on Instagram and decided that it looked straight forward, a good use of scraps and none for sale in Australia. Used timber I already had based the sizes on my timber. Deciding what holes was a mixture of identifying what forstner drill bits I had […]

Fathers Day Presents for sale

Examples of pens that I sell that would be perfect as a Fathers day or birthday present. Available from my eBay and Etsy Stores Shock Absorber, Bullet, Gear Shift, EDC Duraclick Click, Stratus Click and Golf pencil shown below: Alternatives available with different looks: The gear shift pens are reasonable heavy whereas the EDC click […]

Shire Woodworking Club – June 2019 Newsletter

Shire Woodworking Club – June 2019 Newsletter posted below. The visit by the Australian Prime Minister on his was to vote got a big write-up this month; he is the local federal MP though and has visited the club in the past. The club does well out of elections as the local polling booth is […]

My website got hacked – now back and operational.

I have been a bit busy lately so haven’t recently posted any updated so only found out when I went to post the Shire Woodworking Club’s May newsletter. There was nothing done to my content but a dodgy redirection was added. Luckily I was still able to access the administration console so was able to […]

Shire Woodworking Club – May 2019 Newsletter

Shire Woodworking Club – May 2019 Newsletter posted below. Good to see our oldest member celebrating his 98th birthday at the club; he is very spry and manages to make most  monthly maxi days.    Some great photos from the Sydney Royal Easter Show; unfortunately I didn’t make it so was please that these were […]

I recently attended a silicone mold (mould) class

I recently attended a silicone mold (mould) class. I was looking at buying some molds for pen casting and saw this course at the local community college.   Course description Learn how to make a silicone mould for your unique jewellery piece in Sydney. This hands-on workshop will teach you how to design and make […]