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Member postings for Mark Sutton

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Thread: Offset stem goblet
08/06/2009 18:57:30
Thanks for sorting picture for me.  I am looking forward to playing more as well with the off centre turning.  The chuck came with an idea for turning a spoon!!! maybe try that at some point
08/06/2009 07:49:32
Thank you.  I did enjoy using the chuck, it was a wee present for stopping smoking 6 weeks ago.
07/06/2009 19:27:23

I have just taken delivery of the Sorby wobble chuck, this is my first attempt, easy piece of equipment to use, didn`t take long to get used to it.  Could someone help me, i have forgotten to turn photo before posting!!

Edited By sparky on 07/06/2009 21:34:47

Thread: Nice Pear
18/05/2009 19:06:08
Thanks for the help in the right direction
16/05/2009 12:16:56
I love these boxes, i have tried to turn threads, failed on many occasions!! must try again.  Well done
Thread: Willow Platter
16/05/2009 09:05:38
Thank you
It was air dried, it looked awful to be honest, stained, bit wobbly when put on the lathe, cost about £6 if i remember right, i never thought it would come out the way it did.  I found another piece just recently, hopefully it will turn out the same, you just never know do you!!!
Thread: Tattie masher
14/05/2009 19:47:17
Hi Thank you
The end is slightly domed, and made from sycamore, sorry i posted it the wrong way, new fangled computer, not got used to it yet!!, i entered 8 pieces into the competition.
Thread: Horse Chestnut Bowl Top view.jpg
28/11/2008 16:07:00

Lovely turning, well done, have not attemted a turning like yours.

Love turning burrs, especially Elm

Thread: Goblet Twist Stem
28/11/2008 16:02:00

Hi Ralph

Love the turning, has given me some ideas for a piece i am considering.

Well done

Thread: Goblet
09/11/2008 18:53:00

Thank you

Believe it or not there is a maggot hole at the rear of the goblet, won`t get much drink in this one!!!

Thread: Tazza
09/11/2008 18:51:00

Answer is as George has said.

There is no finish on this item, it is straight off the lathe with very little sanding, was just trying different shapes, next one will be a little bit better.

Thank you

Thread: open vue with wine stoppers in
08/11/2008 11:11:00
Well done, i like the concept
Thread: teak bowl
08/11/2008 11:04:00


 Lovely grain pattern on bowl, well done

Thread: Twists
12/10/2008 11:00:00

I have used this PDF document to help me, it goes through the process of marking the wood, i also bought a couple of books.

Plus there is this document

Hope this help

11/10/2008 15:58:00


I have tried and failed at the twists a few times, but seeing your work has given me inspiration to try again.

Well done

Thread: Pagoda trinket box
22/09/2008 19:15:00


I just noticed this thread, I do like the idea of the boxes and the use of Square turnings

Well done

Thread: Rectangular Bowl
21/09/2008 19:19:00

 There you go Derek

thanks again

21/09/2008 18:46:00

This is one of my Square bowls, turned in same way as rectangular bowl

Then the Diamond bowl, this one was turned from Elm, bit more difficult to turn the diamond bowl, this was first attempt!!.

 I enjoy turning pieces like these, you tend to think how you are going to do these pieces and be careful!!!

20/09/2008 19:19:00

Hi Ralph

I cut a rectangular piece from the strair tread, then sanded the sides and ends then turned the bowl. Handsanded the wings.  Have also done diamond bowls, which are even sharper when running at 3000rpm!!

19/09/2008 19:03:00

Thank you

American oak, started life as stair tread!!, was given the wood from work!!

 Shed time this weekend, projects to plan

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