Shire Woodworking Club – October 2017 Newsletter posted below. Unfortunately 2 long time members passed away in the last month, Alan Davis hadn’t been able to make it for a long time but Ray Schofield was only around 2 months ago. Ray was the next youngest member when I joined so I knew him quite […]
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 […]
Shire Woodworking Club – September 2017 Newsletter
Shire Woodworking Club – September 2017 Newsletter posted below. Good turnout for the AGM, I am on the toy making subcommittee again. Good to see that all positions were filled before the AGM; definitely not the case in most clubs. The main committee does a great job and are very committed. Overview of the […]
Shire Woodworking Club – August 2017 Newsletter
Shire Woodworking Club – August 2017 Newsletter posted below. Huge 445 items in toy delivery to the Child Life and Music Therapists at Sydney Children’s Hospital on Wednesday 20th July. Good article showing numbers of types of toys plus some items painted by the children. I didn’t have any items in this delivery but […]
Workshop Update – a bit of turning and buying
Workshop Update – a bit of turning and buying Helped out at a working bee / wood clearout at Shire Woodworking club during the week and was able to restrict myself to only bring a small amount home. The PNG Rosewood block has some major cracks so will need to be cut into pieces for […]
Workshop update for Easter projects and to date!
Some old and new projects completed over the Easter break and last weekend. Finally finished updating my wife’s file storage cabinet. As shown below this is part of a built in wardrobe that she uses for storing cardboard files The main problem with this is that they fall over and are hard to get to […]
Workshop update – I had too much wood!
I found I had a typical small shop woodworkers problem, too much wood! It snuck up on me as I picked up some wood here and there until some of the loose pieces got in my way. I then looked at my wood rack (as shown below) and it was full so something had to […]