When things are handmade, it is normal for the maker to want to show that he or she made the item. In the past, makers were paid by the amount of items they made (piece work) and they were identified by marks that were unique to each individual (maker’s marks). Nowadays it seems to be primarily a […]
This is just WOW! Aren’t trees great 🙂 Tony
I feel good when I carve. Not only can i forget about life’s woes, but I feel good about making something useful from wood that was only destined for the fire. I believe it allows for something of the tree to live on. What really gives me satisfaction though is starting the cycle anew. Today […]
Don’t forget the Craft Open Exhibition opens tomorrow in Clitheroe. Here is the list of exhibitors, with yours truly highlighted :). Hope you get chance to pop in and see some wonderful work by local Artists/Craftspeople.
Following on from my first attempt to set up the Pole Lathe or Bungee Lathe (see here), and finally getting a nice day on a Saturday, I decided to have another go at setting it up. I now have two 8 foot tall upright posts that are attached to the central legs using 10mm coach […]
I have had these two pieces selected to be included in this year’s Craft Open Exhibition at the Platform Gallery, Clitheroe :). I am very proud to have some of my work shown alongside such talented crafty-people from Lancashire and Yorkshire. The Exhibition is on from 3rd May until 12th July so if you are […]
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