Ring Puzzle video

This is a Vimeo test post using the previously created Ring Puzzle video (July 2012). The ring puzzle is designed to hide sweets (or engagement rings)!   This presentation is simpler than the previous one and does not include the option of choosing from a Contents list which identifies various stages of the build.

Offset Clock by Simon Hope

In April 2012 Simon Hope demonstrated turning the Offset Clock. In the Photo Galleries there are detailed sequence photos which show how this was done. This video supplements these photos and uses a CAD program to show the curves cut and comments on some points to watch out for. Just in case … it includes […]

Feeding Chickens

Tino DeJesus’ mum lent him an old toy like this.  Tino built one and has kindly provided construction details. The toy is for ages 2-92.  

Creating a Segmented Shape – Colin Brown’s method

Colin Brown has brought many examples of segmented bowls, vases and bud vases. He has kindly provided details of the process used to complete these pieces.  Details include the initial preparation of the Requirements, the calculations involved together with prepared tables, and finally the layout of the jig to assemble the piece.

Spiral Form Basket

The spiral form basket shows what can be done with a piece of 12mm plywood and a jig saw – and lots of care. The flat form of the baskets shows how it made.  A spiral has been created, starting in the centre of the basket – its base. The separation between the rings of […]

Colourful Art Form Vase by Allen Atkins

The procedure used by Allen to create this beautiful piece of Artwork was: Create the outer shape of the vase – do not hollow it as this stage – the strength of the core is needed. Use a hacksaw to make two cuts for the length of the fold/crease/overlap along the vase. Use carving tools […]

Test Post for Links of Interest

Links of Interest Info re Iridescent paints Visit the Mick Hanbury web site –  mickhanbury.com For the Gary Rance web site click on the link (watch the skew chisel demo) – http://garyrance.co.uk Demo of the Robert Sorby Spiralling Tool Stuart E Dyas book – Classic Forms Decorating Elf  

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