2018 Plank Competition Entry – Shire Woodworking Club This as my entry in the 2018 Half Plank Toy Competition (1500mm x 290mm x 19mm). My build was based on this photo I found a few years ago when I was looking for inspiration for my 3000mm plank competition entry. As I couldn’t find any details about […]
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Workshop Update – More Trains
After I finished my last years plank entry I bought some additional plans from Toys and Joysand the kits to go with them. These are my attempts at the Little Choo Choo: As easy to make two but I missed out the little car for the second one as not comfortable selling this as the […]
Workshop Update – turning, selling & purchasing
Plank Competition I have spent a lot of my time on my Shire Woodworking Club plank entry; but did manage to finish it on time. See separate post regarding the making of the train set below: Pen Sales Sold a pen out on eBay out of the blue; I had forgot that I had […]
Wooden train set for Shire Woodworking Club 2017 pine plank competition
This was my entry in the 2017 Shire Woodworking Club pine plank competition: We received a dressed radiata pine plank (approximately 1500mm x 290mm x 19mm or equivalent). The main rule is: There is no restriction on the number, size, type and design of the entry providing it is used to make one or more toys […]
Workshop Update – just two pieces of wood!
Finished one set of cuff links; or just two pieces of wood as my wife’s nephew Dylan remarked after I posted them on Instagram. Will complete some more with burls that I am in the process of sanding but wanted to see how one looked when completed. I need to get working on my […]
Shire Woodworking Club still haven’t sold my toy garage!
My 2015 plank competition entry of a toy garage that I finally finished last year was on sale at the Sutherland Seniors Festival in Sydney on the 8th March; visible in the photo on the front page of the March newsletter below. One of the male members showed additional skills by winning the cake baking […]
Shire Woodworking Club – Plank Competition Changed To Toymaking Plank Competition & February Newsletter
The annual Shire Woodworking Club Plank competition has now been changed to the Toymaking Plank Competition with half a previous plank. I wasn’t at the meetings where the rules were changed but it is a major shift as evidenced by the previous winning entries shown in the newsletter below on page 5. Another major change is […]
Shire Woodworking Club – 2016 Plank Competition
This years plank competition results are on page three in the attached newsletter. Category A is for previous winners; they can use other wood rather than the pine plank. Category B is for previous 1st and 2nd placed entries in Category C Category C is for all other entrants My entry would have been in […]