The Roving Gnome

Workshop of the now

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Workshop of the now

No long post today. Getting stuff dyed, braided, finished, etc. 

So here's a glimpse into the Gnome's workshop  today...

 

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Another project...

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Another project...

Another set of projects I've been working on has been furniture. But not normal furniture, oh no, that would be far too... normal. No, I have been making special furniture for my dear friend Franklin Habit, for a project he's been working on. This is an amazing project by one of the most awesome and creative people I've ever met. So of course, I wanted to do my best to enable it. Because are you even a fiber artist if you don't enable your friends?  It started with a simple, "Hey, you need anything? I have a tool that'd help and nothing...

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Turned spindles

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Turned spindles
One of the pieces of equipment I was most excited about (that ironically took the longest to get set up) in the workshop is the lathe. But with it finally up, it's been time for the Gnome to learn a whole new set of skills. I've been fascinated by lathes since I was a kid, but this is the first time I ever got to actually use one. 

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Woodworking!

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Woodworking!
Besides the spindles, I've also been getting into some other woodwork. It started with a friend asking if I could make a box for a partner. They didn't ask for a super complex box. But I am... well, me.

Welcome Gnomewood Creations

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MDSW Cancelled

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MDSW Cancelled

Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival has been cancelled

 

As with other cancellations, it is the right thing to do. But I will surely miss seeing y'all there. It is an excellent time. I will endeavor to get more updates up on the shop to compensate. 

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