Brian West

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Stacking Tower

Challenge was inside/inside..? Each has a locating ring in the base.. Made from a sycamore branch cut down last March, finished with toy safe wax.

Victorian Bed Chamber light

Had a google on candles fpr this months challenge and liked the look of the Victorian bedchamber candle holders. So here my take on that candle theme, A couple of offcuts from the bin… think it was beech, Finished with ebonising laquer and a modern tea light holder.

Two Cherry Chalice

From a Cherry Tree cut down March 2019

Halloween Wand

Not a fan of Harry Potter so no idea of what a wand should lok like but the grandaughter decided she would like one.. Well , she liked it

Deep and round Ash Bowl with purple and gold.

Ash bowl with Plum base with gold embelishing wax

Asian inspired Square Bowl

First attempt at a square bowl with lidded box.. Although I thought it was finished I then decided to spray underside with HS Black Laquer… I iike the effect. I Learned a lot with this piece …jam chuck creation, reverse chucking ( tapered sides of box wouldnt hold in dovetails), ripped out of a recess …

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Busters Honey Dipper

“nd attempt made it off the lathe in one piece ( first one didnt lol) sanded to 400 and several coats of HS food safe Danish Oil.. Happy with the attempt

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