Monday, March 29, 2010
I spent Thursday learning how to use a pole lathe and to cleave logs using a froe! I thought it might be slow and frustrating after having been used to a power lathe but it was satisfying and even relaxing!! My leg did all the work and I imagined having muscles twice the size on my left leg after a few months of work! I produced a dibber (for planting bulbs) not bad for a days work (as long as I didn't look at the price of dibbers in the gardening catalogues. Next to build a lathe and shave horse in our wood ready to the green woodworking workshop that is happening in our wood in April - happy days!