Category Archives: wood.

Woodwork = Hard work!

Today I made the former for the catenary arch of my firebox. It’s taken me most of the day and I am exhausted from it but pretty chuffed. It may not be the neatest nor the prettiest but I think … Continue reading

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So tomorrow will be a wood working day. Oh dear, poor wood.

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This week I have been mostly. . .

. . . Moving wood, lots of wood, and stacking it to dry. It’s very green so it might be burnable this time next year. Some of it isn’t split as much as I’d hoped so that stuff might get … Continue reading

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Well I have to do it now. . .

Some of Amanda’s tiles were in the last firing. She hasn’t seen them yet, I think they have come out a treat. She’ll be round again tomorrow for another session. Sgraffito of black through white slip, I think I can … Continue reading

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Slip trailing in action!

I wonder if this is a progression of my Birdie range, maybe this is what’s left behind after the bird has gone off on his mission. Today I thought I would attempt to take some pictures of me trailing some … Continue reading

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