• Youve got the power to know. Youre indestructible. Always believe in.
  • Chuffed
  • Starting the year half way through the day. Wishing everyone the greatest of good vibes for 2016
  • Claro Walnut
  • Starting off big today, this sycamore disc is going to be a bowl.
  • Many freezing. Such hate it. Wow.   @krakenvrt
  • One of my olive wood cones helping stay caffeinated over the weekend, paired with this rad stoneware pitcher from . Excited to start seeing the first printed issue of the mag appear soon after their Kickstarter success
  • Carving the lip of the olive wood inkwell from my writers set collaboration with
  •  found him stuck in a frozen puddle
  • As this piece dries it is beginning to show crazy figure for a piece of maple. Ripple, quilting, burl, it's got it all... almost as if it wants to make up for the absolutely harrowing experience it put me through when trying to hollow it.
  • Wishing you all a rad Easter Monday. What you all up to?
  • Initiate doge stare
  • A tiny shaving of steamed pear wood.
  •  back to Snowdonia
  • Good morning and Happy Earth Day
  • Long bark handled spoon, made from an Ash tree which came down a few miles from my home and was due to become firewood.
  • Sloth
  • Tidying up a crack in some rippled cherry. As much as I love wood's natural features they tend not to just perfect occur. I use miniature files and dentistry tools to clean the torn fibres and dust before I join the crack with dovetail keys.
  • Back to work. Happy Monday folks
  • Flecked and tiger striped Sycamore Bowl
  • 's need 's. Balls for my beach tennis bats in collaboration with
  • It's been a long week, but now Friday evening light is shining on these English walnut nesting bowls and a much needed weekend has arrived  enjoy
  • Quiet Saturday sharpening and setting the handles on Japanese bench chisels. As with most Japanese tools a good oire nomi will not usually come ready to use out of the box, the ends of the handles need filing or carving down before hammering their steel ring into place, the blades often need a bit of flattening and honing too. While its common for craftspeople to want to tweak and fettle their tools  the idea of having to spend up to an hour setting up and correcting a tool before it can be used did seem a bit backward to me at first, especially tools considered to be finer and more expensive. It is mostly due to master smiths devoting their time to perfecting the blades and concentrating on steel rather than handles or plane bodies, and I have learned to quite enjoy having to finish off the making of my tools and not see it as an inconvenience. I am in a way more invested in a cutting tool and ensuring that it remains perfectly sharp after spending this time and care on it i......