As the song goes….

….to light the night for our delight πŸ˜‰ We saw the alerts that there was quite a bit of solar activity which may give us a nice aurora display, popped outside and could see activity with the naked eye which is unusual, after a while we could start to see colour forming which is really unusual for us to see with naked eye. The best display we’ve seen to date.

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The Wave

Far too many years ago I bought a piece of wood, it wasn’t a large piece of wood but it had very nice grain, it was labelled Tiger Striped Oak not one I’d heard of but I thought would make a nice box lid. Fast forward 15-20 years and I start to plane the wood only to discover a rather unfortunate split, wood being rather expensive these days and still liking the grain I attacked it with an arbotech blade I’d borrowed from my dad. The blade is one of…

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Hare today

I’ve not tried Lino cutting for a while so decided to attempt a print of a hare. As I was cutting away I thought a bench hook would be quite handy to stop the Lino sliding away, looking online they were Β£20+ which I thought a bit steep for a few bits of wood, a quick tinker in the workshop with some scraps of wood and I had something which worked quite well.   Might tinker a bit more with the Lino but this is it so far….

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