Category: December ’20 Christmas Freestyle

Clean shaven gnome

A bit of a last-minute entry, I finally had a go at turning a gnome, after Rebecca’s excellent demo, but had nothing to make a beard from, so i decided to try turning it in one piece (except the nose, of course!)

Simple tea light holder

I like finishing at the moment with the classic wax

Christmas tea light

Tea light and candle holder The Yew looks lovely I think with really strong pink lines in the grain

Gold leaf sweetie dish

Spalted Beech finished with hold gilt

Brass inlay nut bowl

Brass powder inlay

Christmas table centre

Few bits of yew on a bit of yew

Woodturning shop pen kit

Bought kit from woodturning shop. Not a pen expert but seemed to go together well.

Christmas clock

Floating Maple clock finished simply with classic wax

Christmas smorgasbord

A few quick gifts made over the holidays

Snow men & Christmas trees

Lots of snow families turned this year

salt and pepper mill

attempt to a salt and pepper mill .the salt one has white embellishing wax and the pepper one black embellishing wax

christmas night light

combination of trees and snowman with a small night light

“avant garde” nativity scene

a modern nativity scene finished by my wife crochet

German Smoker

A Colwin Way German Smoker.

Santa Hat Gnome by Ligia Rodrigues

Body, hat and Pom Pom were made from 1 piece of sycamore. The hat was dyed red and it was then finished with HS Danish Oil. The nose was the only separate piece and it was turned from a cypress pen blank.

California Snowman Trio

What exactly are California Snowmen? It’s simple, they never melt.

Angels Singing High

This is a trio of angels I create to place as centerpieces on a table or fireplace mantle.

Moss Roof Birdhouse

This is a birdhouse ornament with a roof made of green moss.

Beehive Birdhouse

This is a birdhouse ornament with a beehive style roof and a red robin.

Fencepost Snowmen

I make these snowmen put of 4×4 fenceposts.

Natural Edge Ornament

Ornament with bark and finial.

I’m an Angel

Base – ovangol, body – cherry with an African rosewood waist and painted sycamore wings. The wings are 1mm at the edge, 2mm in the centre to give support and pierced.

Elm Santa Hat (freestyle festive fun) by Ligia

Made from one piece of Elm, quick and fun to make.

Nativity (freestyle festive fun) by Ligia Rodrigues

My Nativity scene, inspired by a design by Gerard Dubois

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