March 23, 2018

Brothers Ed and Vincent had a combined lesson with their Craft Course vouchers.  Both were very enthusiastic and had a good day turning - here is how they got on!

 Both were chuffed to bits with their efforts!

March 21, 2018

Graham had booked in well in advance for his lesson to fit in with a short stay at a local caravan site close to the New Forest, and about 5 mins from my workshop - unfortunately, this second spell of snow put paid to that plan and the site was closed for a couple of d...

March 20, 2018

Mike came for a lesson with his daughter a couple of weeks ago and decided that he would like to have another go!  As he lives in Ringwood about 15 mins drive from me this was easily arranged and it was good to see how he had taken in all the information from his first...

March 17, 2018

Alistair was another re-scheduled visit because of the snow in early March.  He had a long journey from London by train travelling to Salisbury Station and then on by taxi to Fordingbridge - he does not need a car in London!   As he is a school teacher his two visits w...

March 16, 2018

Andy and Lin finally managed to attend their combined lesson which was first booked for 2nd March - the first day of the 'Beast From the East' and lots of snow!  We all decided that their journey from Dorchester was never going to happen and rebooked for 16th March - l...

March 11, 2018

One of the first comments I get when I have 'guests' is how do you keep your workshop so tidy?  So, here are some before and after pictures to show that this is not always so!

March 9, 2018

Mike Scott and his daughter booked for a lesson on Friday, being a 'local lad' from Ringwood it was not that far for them to travel!  Both did well on their first attempt at turning and it has encouraged him to carry on the art buying his own lathe in the very near fut...

March 7, 2018

Martine took the first message by email - from Kate Moss and made the most of the similarity of the name with the model as you do!  Well, after speaking to her and booked her in for a lesson I realised it was not the same one!  Kate arrived on the Wednesday and quickly...

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