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Author: Timberbits   Date Posted: 1 July 2015  

TASMAINA BLACKWOOD- Fantastic Timber to Work With Tasmanian Blackwood is thе perfect timber fоr fine furnіturе, jоіnеrу or a fеаturе flооr. Bоаѕtіng a vаrіеtу of соlоurѕ ranging from lіght golden-brown tо dеер brоwn (ѕоmеtіmеѕ wіth a rеddіѕh tіnt) and оссаѕіоnаllу ѕhоwіng blасk ѕtrеаkѕ, thе timber rаd...


We recently got a new shipment of blanks in. The blank featured below is the Red, White & Blue blank. I went for the Cigar, Executive Clicker and the classic JR Gent. Every different look and feel with the same blank. Which is your favourite? http://www.tim...


Here is one of my most recent box kits made of Forest Oak. Pen featured is the Baron II Rollerball. It's simple to turn and boy do the colours come through from the grain. What do you think? ...


I've had a few customers come through and complain they are always losing their bushings. With so many pen kit options - I don't blame them one bit! See I was once also losing my bushings and tubes here and there. I was looking around and saw a great idea. A Plastic Organiser or what I will now call it "Pen Turner's Organiser". It's a nice si...


I don't know about you but from time to time I grab a good book and have a solid read. At Timberbits, we're constantly ordering new books across all Woodworking topics. Our library now has over 100 books across the topics of Woodworking Fundamentals, Scroll Saws, Box Making, Furniture Making, Finishing and more... ...


Project: Simple Timber Clock Video 1 ...


It's been sometime...


It was a busy Christmas and start to the New Year, so I'm glad things are starting to full back into routine. I've been looking at new projects for this this year to get me back into the workshop. First off the rank, a dinning table for home. I opted for a plain Tassie Blackwood with Huon Pine detail. I'll keep you posted with my progress......


Loving our new blanks which we just got in. Got a mix of Aussie Made - Poly Resin blanks for you NRL fans, we got the NSW and QLD themed blanks. ...


We finally got some of our own woodworking smocks in. In the past, I had a few enquiries about sizes up to 5XL. Well... we finally got them in. Sizes range from Medium and 5XL. Check them out on our website: Blue: https://timberbits.com/timberbits-smock-blue.html...


A friend of mine is getting married! This is a pair of SN Gent kits in Red Mallee Burl that is heading his way. Hope he likes it and uses it for the Marriage Certificate. Finish is 20 Thin Coates of CA. Micro mesh as the buff, then brasso and automotive wax to protect the finish....


I would love to renovate my Dining Room to look like this. My wife however does not like the look because there is too much timber. Hopefully I will one day get around to renovating the room. Hope it inspires you to do some work around the house....


Made 10 Clickers that is going to a high end wood gallery. Next on the list is 10 Cigar Pens. Timber on the pens are (top to bottom) ...


Was a wet weekend last weekend, so the Cricket was cancelled. Stayed home and had fun doing some cas...


Like I said earlier, I need to make 10 Cigars to go to a high end wood gallery. Now here they are. Timber on the pens are (top to bottom) Huon, Huon, Tiger Myrtle, Burl Red Mallee, Burl Red Mallee, Burl Myrtle, Burl Eucalypt, Spaulted Myrtle, Fiddleback Blackwood and finally Beefwood. I love the way they all sit together. ...


We had a massive thunderstorm roll over the weekend which meant that I was workshop bound again Did some more castings, this is a Chiyogami Paper Executive Clicker. ...


Hi and welcome to the Timberbits blog. Post #1 -a little bit about the blog. I have set up this blog to share with people my passion on life, woodworking and pen turning. Feel free to add comments or questions about any of the posts on this blog. I welcome all of you to share your thoughts and suggestions. This blog is ...


Baron II pen kit. These pen kits are my best sellers, both as pen kits and as finished pens in the galleries. I selected a dark ...