Day 21:  Unfinished business

Day 21: Unfinished business

Unfinished business By the start of day 21, I have a lot of unfinished business – a total of four projects still to complete: I have a handle for a maul; it needs finish turning and fitting into a head. My chopping clock has three legs; they need shaving to...
Shrinkpot Sunday

Shrinkpot Sunday

I’ve looked forward to making a shrinkpot for so long, and today, the day finally arrived!  My only concern was that the whole experience might not live up to my (possibly too high) expectations. There are books about shrinkpots (looking forward particularly to...
Day 16:  You guessed – a hat!

Day 16: You guessed – a hat!

Today was spent converting all the laboriously created weavers, ribs and rims into a hazel basket.  More weavers and ribs were needed, and some rims that Lorna had prepared earlier. Rims Some of us had managed to make a set of rim halves yesterday from some bendy...