Contemplation and Planning

March, the month I dislike the most.  Cold and miserable; winter dragging its heels on the way to the exit. The upside is that I have time to look back, reflect and plan. The last year has been low on the craft side, very few projects that I had planned have come to fruition.  I […]

More than a shed.

You see my shed. You open its door, what do you see inside?  You see a collection of hand tools, old and new.  Assorted power tools.  Offcuts of timber stacked in a box.  Strange pieces of wood, partially carved in semi spoon-like shapes.  Wood shavings, chippings and sawdust.  Shelves packed with boxes, tins and jars.  […]

Crook Knife

Ben Orford Hybrid Handle Crook Knife, a lovely bit of kit. A joy to work with, superb blade and a knife I will use for many years.