Wooden knife

My friend is a big fan of high quality chef and bushcraft knives. His favourite knifemaker is Jacklore and has an impressive collection. I wanted to give him a knife for Christmas but I’m not kitted out for metalwork yet…

Wooden Truck

This was probably my most longest woodworking project to date. Not shown are the failed parts I had to remake and the fact that after sanding some of the dimensions are not quite right! But I’m very happy with the…

Wooden Pizza Cutter

I’m sure we’re not the only family swept up in the outdoor pizza oven craze. A homemade pizza cutter seemed an appropriate Christmas gift we could all benefit from!I used the large wheel pizza cutter kit from Turner’s Retreat. The…

Flint handle

I was asked if I could make a handle for a flint firestarter. My first thought was to use the lathe but a round handle would never fit snuggly into the sheath so I went for a round edge cuboid.…

Half dozen eggs

A gift for an old roomate and friend who passed her PhD viva. I can’t remember which woods I used but it was a different one for each egg. One of the my favourite projects and I will confess to…

Wooden Bear Skin Rug

Sometimes you see something and instantly know you have to make it! I fell in love with this instructable by KeithDecent at first sight. This is what I said in my comment: Thanks very much for the idea and tutorial!…

Tour de Dyson 2019

I did the 65 mile Tour de Dyson on my unicycle. As a team we raised £8150 for Alzheimer’s Research UK (doubled to £16307 by JDF) of which £258.45 came from my page. So thanks very much to everyone who…

Tour de Dyson 2018

The Tour de Dyson is an annual cycling event that raises funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK. Riders can choose between a 60 mile or 100 mile route. I wanted to do it on my unicycle and since I’m not completely…