Tag Archives: plywood

Cornwall and a finished light

We spent last weekend in Cornwall. It almost didn’t happen because we were booked on Flybe flights to Newquay, and the airline nearly went bust at the start of that week. But it was rescued in the nick of time … Continue reading

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Christmas round-up

My dear husband’s socks were not finished in time for Christmas. They have advanced quite nicely, but work is still required. They will be New Year socks instead. I am waiting to knit the welts when I’m sure I won’t … Continue reading

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So what is it?

The mystery project continues. I now have almost as many plywood shapes as I need, and some of them have been painted white on one side. Eventually I’ll paint them all, but for now I just wanted to check that … Continue reading

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3 items in wood

This week I’ve made a little chalkboard which I’m quite pleased with. The chalkboard itself is just an offcut of plywood painted with two coats of blackboard paint, and I made the frame from yet more offcuts of engineered oak … Continue reading

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A mystery project

I’ve been too busy with DIY jobs to blog for a while. It’s always the same at this time of year – the sudden realisation that the weather is getting steadily worse, the hours of daylight are reducing, and I’d … Continue reading

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A swift way to wind yarn

I wound the first of my five new skeins of Dundaga yarn the other day, with it draped around my knees. Funnily enough, I couldn’t persuade anyone to hold their hands out for the eternity that it took to wind … Continue reading

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