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Pizza Cutter – Osage Orange

Welcome back. Today I am turning a handle for a large pizza cutter kit. This is a kit I got from my local pen turning supplier William Wood-Write in Guelph Ont. I am using a 2 1/4″ square by 6″ long piece of Osage Orange.

Until next time, see you in the Workshop!

 
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Posted by on August 24, 2015 in Woodturning and Carving

 

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Garden Update – Home Plot August 16

Welcome back guys and gals. Today I am looking at how the home garden plot is making out in Mid August. Harvesting tomatoes  has started with lots of cherry and mid size tomatoes, carrots, beans peas and some of the herbs

Hope you al are well. Good gardening!!

See you in the garden

 
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Posted by on August 16, 2015 in Gardening Chit Chat

 

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First potato harvest and a quick look around

Well here we go the first potato reveals.  I have chose to reveal the Norland and Linzer Delikatess. The two pots each were setup with two seed potatoes each.  4 lbs of Norland and 1 lb of Linzer Delikatess.  We have had 5 weeks of dry weather with rain almost non existent and the harvest shows it.
By the way Ian, the Linzer were a great tasting potato, definitely going to grow more next year.
We managed to get an late harvest of raspberries as well as peas. So not a bad harvest and a good meal or two.

 

 

That’s all for now, see you in the garden!!

 
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Posted by on August 4, 2015 in Gardening Chit Chat

 

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Small Zebra wood bowl

Well today I am making a small Zebra wood bowl for my brother’s wife. My brother has plans to make a coffee table with Zebra wood top and another typw of wood for the legs and apron. The piece I am starting with is approx 6″ round and 2″ thick. I finish the piece with Mylands friction polish.
I found the Zebra wood a little more challenging to turn as it is a hardwood and the tools havee to be sharp and catches can happen quickly if the tool is presented wrongly
Until next time take care in your shop, stay safe and bye for now.
I hope to see you on down the road!
 
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Posted by on August 3, 2015 in Woodturning projects

 

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Gardening update July 13, 2015

Well another month has passed in the old garden and it’s time for an update. Things are growing both at home and up at Craig’s garden. At home I have a “mass” of tomatoes growing in what I call “Tomatoville”. Up at Craig’s all the beds, fruit beds and trees, flowers are producing quite well also.

I also take a look into some plants planted and started by my grand daughter while she was back in Canada.

See you in the Garden

 
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Posted by on July 13, 2015 in Gardening Chit Chat

 

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