I don’t often do product reviews, but when Dan at Taylor’s Mirfield asked me to review his ‘Alpha’ fountain pen, I just had to say yes. Watch the video for a discount code.
Before I start, let me just state that this post/essay is not a moan, more a discussion of Woodturning on YouTube as a method of learning and a method of reaching people with your own turning – the Inspiration and the Influence. You can listen to this article too…
A quick account of the demonstrations I did the other week at the Axminster store in Basingstoke – lots of pictures!
Have a read about my first lesson with a lovely chap called Charlie, and at the same time, I learn a lesson about YouTube.
Turned this for a friend of mine, Chris Fisher who goes on YouTube by the name of The Blind Woodturner. I turned it to be as textured as possible so Chris can ‘see’ his way round the bowl using the textures that emphasise the grain and the celtic knot in the centre.