Latest News from Point Farm Crafts
Exhibition of paintings at Theatre Hafren, Newtown, from 29th April to early June. Original works of art for sale from £85.
Re-vamp of website
3rd place in the UK Workshop monthly Challenge for a supported bowl. Ours was suspended by gold threads from a curved arm which was also turned on the lathe. The bowl was a small (100mm diameter) hemi-sphere made from spalted beech.
Lambing was a mixed blessing this year. 10 healthy lambs but we lost three breeding ewes to prolapses and Pasturella Pneumonia.
1st place in the UK Workshop monthly Challenge for two matching chess pieces. Our pieces were rooks (castles) made to a standard (Staunton) pattern.
First harvesting from our own willow bed. The sticks are now bundles up on the back lawn to "mature" before being made into baskets. Completion of first willow bed with cuttings of Viminalis, Chinese Yellow, and Candida varieties
1st place in the UK Workshop monthly Challenge for an acorn box
1st place in the UK Workshop monthly Challenge for a Christmas cracker. Our cracker was coloured with red and gold spirit stains and decorated with ribbons. The novelty inside the cracker was a small box and 5 gold rings.
2nd place in the UK Workshop monthly woodturning challenge for a decorated platter. Ours was a 16" diameter ash platter, decorated with crackle paints and airbrushed spirit stains in autumnal colours. See our blog site for details.
Web site launched. Facebook page launched.
Worm production increased with outdoor beds being planned
3rd place prize in the UK Workshop monthly woodturning challenge for three
weed pots. Ours were made from yew and a highlight of the pots is in the banner
picture above (bottom left image). For further details see our blog site.
2nd place prize in the UK Workshop monthly woodturning challenge for a decorated bowl. Our entry is highlighted in the banner picture above (bottom row, one from the right). For further details see our blog site.