Making a Set of French Wheels

I had been wanting a French wheel for my shop for sometime, and just never got around to either making or buying one. The concept is simple, a slightly (more or less) domed sanding disk with padding that allows the sanding of complex shapes. I’ve seen mention of these tools on pipe making forms and … Continue reading Making a Set of French Wheels

Happy Holidays 2022

Christmas eve 2022. I normally try to write this annual post in the morning when the day is new and bursting with possibility. But today got off to a very slow start (more on that later). I’m enjoying a bowl of haunted bookshop in a Briar Spirit bent dublin, and a DuClaw brewing company Sweet … Continue reading Happy Holidays 2022