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Customer has a Great New Woodworking Idea

Steve Bundred - Thursday, July 07, 2011

Anchor Sailing TrophyJulie-Anne runs a local business making cakes for special occasions. It seems to be quite successful and keeping her busy.

A recent request was for a 80th birthday cake for a sailor. She had tried to make an anchor from icing sugar but it kept collapsing. So she contacted me for a wooden one.

This gave me an idea. Read More......

Spotty Fish makes me Money

Steve Bundred - Thursday, July 07, 2011

I've always liked this spotty fish pattern even if it hasn't been a great seller.
Spotty Fish Intarsia Marine Park Trophy Award
But, when recently, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority approached me for a trophy to give to the local school that had done the most to protect our reef I decided to resurrect this design. Read More......

How Much Can I Sell My Finished Woodwork for?

Steve Bundred - Tuesday, December 01, 2009

This is the question I get asked all the time. So I know that at least some of you out there are considering trying to sell your work.  Read More......