Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Some woodwork for a change !

Hi everyone, here are a few things made by my 
lovely talented husband. Hope you enjoy looking 
at them all.
 
 
 
I intended to add just a few but after a request by
my dear friend Jackie.........here  are  quite a few ;)
 
 
 
 
Wood Basket to go with our woodburner.
(he just couldn't find one in the shops he liked, 
so he designed his own).
 
 
 You can see how strong it is and how much it holds.


Here it is without the wood.


Egg holder (my request)
 
The shelves are loose for ease of use.
 
Silver Birch Candle holders ( my request)
He made the shelf below them to go with the
 fire surround and our beams which he also made himself.


Tall matches holder ( top 4 rings come off)




Yew wood match holder


Yew vase



Another vase, hollow inside but hard to see here.

Two vases inside each other, marked for further painting
(excuse the dust)


Some painted vases


Apples, they all come apart.


Vase 


Plate 



Plate 

Oops forgive the dust, found it in his workroom!
 
Same plate as above
 


Tall Yew vase


Tall  vase


 2 vases .....earlier work


Dish


Gavel

 
Selection of items



Various painted mushrooms

Please excuse all the bottles, it was Xmas I believe.

 
Latest bench for our garden


Wet from rain here but waterproof after so many coats of stain.

Two more benches and a table


Twisty walking sticks



This is all, hope you enjoyed looking :)




13 comments:

  1. Wow Viv these are amazing, a professional "bodger"! Fab designs love the vases and those wonderful mushrooms:) I assume he must sell these otherwise you'd be snowed under! Love all the different woods, what a creative pair you are.
    Val x

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    1. Thanks Val.........erm no and yes we are snowed under lol !

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  2. Wow Viv - what a talented husband! The wood-turning is amazing - love the vases and plates, the garden furniture, the apples - everything!! AWESOME!
    Sylvia xx

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  3. WOW! Your husband is so clever! I really do love items made of natural wood, we have a carved apple and pear which I frequently stroke!
    Thank you for sharing.
    hugs Sue xx

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  4. Wow wow wow ! They are all amazing Viv what a very talented husband you have. I love wood left in it`s natural state and you pay a fortune in the shops for this sort of thing. Love the vases and the apples are stunning. Oooh just love everything.
    Lynne xxx

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  5. WOWZER, what a talented man you have and ALL beautifully finished smooth and shiny,- nothing so tactile as wood turned.

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  6. Wow, you have a very talented hubby. I love wooden bowls, ornaments etc. They are so tactile xx

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  7. Super things! Between the two of you I think you can make somanny things! Your both verry talented! Hugs, Gerrina

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  8. Thank you Viv, what a wonderful selection, Colin is so clever. My favourite pieces are the colourful mushrooms and those wonderful sticks, but I really love the one you have labelled 'another vase'.
    With your stunning cards and jewellery and Colin's superb woodwarling skills, I'm surprised you haven't opened a studio shop! :o)
    Hugs to you both, Jackie xx

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  9. sorry, that should read 'woodworking' LOL.

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  10. What... what a clever hubbie! Think he may be a keeper - hehe!.... x

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  11. WOW!! your hubby is one crafty guy, viv!! I would absolutely LOVE to have those benches and table for my backyard!! and those vases??? absolutely amazing!

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  12. Wow, lovely things your husband made! My favourites: the egg holder and the benches and table. Very handy, such a man :)
    Karin x

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Thankyou so much for leaving a comment, everyone much appreciated :) Viv xx

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