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Temporarily Closed for Rumination…

Grumpy is in the process of moving house. This means Grumpys House is all packed into boxes and as such Grumpy will not be creating any shiny things in the foreseeable future. Grumpy hopes to return to being slightly less grumpy … Continue reading

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Fruit Knife Key Ring

Made from an odd scrap of zebrano, a fruit knife. The cap unscrews and the blade is reversed and re threaded. Surprisingly strong and sharp.

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Miniature Goblet

This months challenge was to make something, anything, that would fit in a matchbox. Here’s my attempt, a mini ringed goblet in bubinga.            

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2013 prize winners

In our little monthly challenge I managed to win the judges favour on three occasions. Most chuffed 🙂    

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More tea vicar?

Last months challenge was a cup and saucer, and slight mishap (bet you can’t spot it) not counted it turned out quite nice 🙂  

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Finial urn

Idigbo and Teak. Body approx 8″ tall and lid adds another 5″ Hollowed to hold about a mugfull

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Table Lamp

in oak, a table lamp for this months challenge. Stands about a foot tall, without the shade and involved a lot of trigonometry, clever mathmatics, cunning drilling and most of all luck!

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Enterprising ;)

its not a finished item, just messing about! made from an offcut of oak flooring on a Friday afternoon. Good Fun!

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Chess Pieces

This was a challenge. Matching chess pieces. I tried Bishops first but a slight slip meant one of them lost his collar, so then tried a couple of rooks. Not quite identical but seeing as they sit at opposite sides … Continue reading

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An experiment in colour matching

Made as a gift for someone to go in the glove-box of their cherished Rover 75 and to match the existing walnut dashboard. Close enough 🙂  

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