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Candy dish and bolt action pens


For my latest bowl I used ash wood and played around with a UFO shape. the size and design remind me of a candy bowl so that’s how I decided to present it. As it is the week before Christmas at the time of writing, I’m guessing this will be the last bowl of 2019. It is still available for purchase should anyone be interested… the m&m’s are already gone I’m afraid.

As for the pens I’ve wanted to make some bolt action types, but until recently I could only find ones with a bullet shaped tip. As I’m not a hunter, these didn’t speak to me so I waited until more kits were available.

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For the birds

I was looking for a small project that might be appreciated by the market public. It had to be something rather small and relatively quick to make. So I went browsing in my inspiration folder (yes I am too old school for Pinterest) and found some images of segmented penguins.

From my pen making I have a lot small pieces of wood, some of them beautifully colored exotic wood I just can’t bring myself to throw away. This seemed like the perfect opportunity to use it.

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