Monthly Archives: September 2014

A Different Pole Lathe

Our local North Canterbury Branch of the Farm Forestry Association had a visit to Canterbury Rails on the 25th of September.  I’ve developed an interest in greenwood working which has a focus on using riving, shaving horses, foot and pole … Continue reading

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A kiwi – Norske knife

I recently finished putting a handle onto a knife for the better half.  I was constantly dismayed with the use of scissors to cut twine on hay bales, and figured she needed a better tool. So combining that with her … Continue reading

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If you have live sheep, you have dead sheep

Down by the creek there is a view into the neighbours paddocks and a few days ago I saw this. Hello..I thought…that doesn’t look quite right and nor was it. I hopped over the fence and was met with this…

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West by North

I won’t as a habit go all Tolkienesk on you as I am with this first ever post, but in explanation I had read The Hobbit years before I first travelled the Lewis Pass and these hills in the first … Continue reading

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