That is pretty glassy smooth, and hey, the grain is decent too!
Using common “household” items to create a fine-sanding disc. Some adjustments are required, but i like how it’s working!
Three smooth finishes curing. The finish on the blowfish was particularly difficult to get even. Once these finish curing I’ll buff them and do final accent work.
Sketching design options for a commission!
Tools for stem-work. It’s hard to beat hand-files for precision!
Starting the morning with some detail shaping and Enter the Haggis.
So this octagonal shank extension is more work than I accounted for. Back at it tomorrow then eh?
Tedious work is far more bearable when beer is the reward!
The stage is set for the day’s work. But first, coffee.
I never notice how big a mess I’m making until I’m about to go home.