So what is this used for?

Made by Davidson Hattersley in Sheffield, stamped No3, a gauge that measures in metric units, and found in the cellar of a pub…

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Today’s Job!

Started out with this….

and made this:

then made this:

and the one I made the other day with tutor Mark now looks like this:

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hand-made Treasures

up for grabs. Make an offer. Lots more to see….

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look what I made last night….

with help and advice from superb wood turner and Godson Mark….
starting out with this…

then cutting a recess in the base to fit on the lathe chuck…

then with the deft use of lathe tools…



ending up with this!

All thanks to this brilliant lathe coach! He scored my bowl 9 out of 10!
(and also took the pics of me working!)

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VeloSolex

In the process of registering this…

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I DO like ice cream

despite the way I look in these pics,kindly taken by fellow Mogger Phil Royle. Thanks Phil.

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Chatsworth Country Fair 2018

All the fun of the fair! Ice creams, pies, cheese samples, drink samples…did I mention ice cream? Diggers, balloons, bands, horses, dorgs….a great day out. And I had two days!

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Scuffed seats?

anybody got one as bad as this?
Apparently it’s a common problem.

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faded red no more!

The grp wings on the Mog had faded quite considerably over the last couple of years , and polishing, T-cutting, even WD40 had little effect.
The other day, Mike Lynch told me about Polytrol: a pigment restoring compound. I bought some.
Here are a couple of pics before:

and afterwards:


and this is it:

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The Grand Prix circuit that never was…

A couple of huge crashes elsewhere put paid to this, but if you drive around the roads that would form the circuit, you can just imagine what a superb circuit it would have been.
Derbyshire circuit

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