Ebony over Ash with Swirls.

Inspired by @thetartanturner and their use of @chestnutproducts ebonizing lacquer, iridescent paints and cling film I turned this form as a learning experience. The technique reminds me of the marbling onto paper that my mum use to do …

Split Resin Ash Vase

Inspired by @marksanger_uk this little Ash vase was saved from the flames. I had a little too much resin on my hands and needed somewhere to pour it. This piece was already part turned but the cracks had been causing …

Beech Stain Platter

Continuing the ‘experiments in stain’ theme this is a simple Beech Platter with Chestnut Products Spirit Stain effect. First impressions are that the stains are more subtle than Intrinsic but that might be my impatience in application.

Textured Beech Platter

This is a Beech Platter with textures and colours inspired by Stewart Furini. The texturing was produced using a Proxxon hand grinder, followed by Hampshire Sheen Intrinsic Stains and a Chestnut Products Wood Wax finish. More photos to …

Flaming Cauldron Bowl

available to own now I originally named this ‘the flaming chamber pot’ but T said that it wasn’t a good name and so it became ‘the flaming cauldron bowl’. Made from UK-sourced Ash (Fraxinus Excelsior) and finished in …

Elm & Milliput Inlay

Inspired by Tanya Faberson from @creekviewwoodshop this is an English Elm bowl with Milliput inlay finished in Chestnut Products Wood Wax. Elm (Ulmus Procera) heartwood is typically light to medium reddish brown with a well defined paler sapwood. …

Ash Yarn

This Ash (Fraxinus Excelsior) Yarn Bowl is finished in a hard wearing gloss wax. The heartwood of Ash is a light to medium brown colour, though darker streaks can also be seen, which is sometimes sold as Olive …

Acacia Intrinsica

The Acacia bowl has been coloured with Hampshire Sheen’s water based Intrinsic Colours and finished in Chestnut Products Wood Wax making a fabulous key or bits bowl. Acacia is a diverse genus and this could be an example …

American Cherry

This American Cherry (Prunes Serotina) Bowl is finished in Chestnut Products food-safe Microcrystalline Wax. American Cherry or (Black) heartwood is a light pinkish brown when freshly cut, darkening to a medium reddish brown with time and upon exposure to …

Padauk Pedestal

This Padauk (Pterocarpus Soyauxii) in Chestnut Products Wood Wax is the perfect bowl for displaying those important keepsakes. The heartwood colour can vary, ranging from a pale pinkish orange to a deep brownish red. Most pieces tend to …