eBooks, Tutorials, Interesting Info and Jean's Portfolio
eBooks, Tutorials, Interesting Info & Jean's Portfolio
"The more we learn, the more interesting we become -
the more we realise how little we know,
the more interesting the world becomes.... "
Working with wood, metal and other things can be dangerous.
The method laid out in my tutorials is how I do things. I work safely as I can and seldom get scratched
or hurt. How you use the information is up to you - make sure you read, understand and follow all the
safety rules for equipment and tools that you use.
Grouped by Subject:
1. JbT Kit Assembly Information
How to Assemble a JbT Walking Stick Kit
- basic, but with enough information in order to help you through the processs. It's not difficult
to do these, it just takes some planning and thought - mainly to protect your dining room table! :)
2. Knife Making
How to Turn a Walking Stick Handle
- a step-by-step photo tutorial on how to turn a walking stick or cane handle - the way I have been doing it for nearly 13 years with great success.
This handle has a rodding bore up the centre.
4. Stick Making
5. Leatherwork and Braiding
- The Technique of "Cuir Bouilli"
- Cuir Bouilli - or "boiled leather" is an age-old technique of hardening leather for use as armour, rigid cases,
sword scabbards and other every day items. This document explains what it is and how to do it.
6. Beading and Beadwork
7. Lace Making
8. Fly Tying and Fishing Flies
9. Pen Making
11. Pipe Making
- "Pipe Making"
- This is a .pdf of an old Mechanix Illustrated magazine article (date unknown) about how to make a tobacco pipe.
Interesting use of the lathe in this one - and where the modern scroll jaw chuck is not quite as good
as the old style independent jaw chucks...
12. Other Interesting Info
- How to Grow really Prolific Runner Beans
- if you grow runner beans for your freezer or to sell in your local market - this may be of
interest to you. How I grew the biggest crop of runner beans in 10 years of allotment gardening...
13. Writing Portfolio for Jean Turner,
SheerJeannius©, Jeannius61 and Jeannie Uss
As well as the tutorials and articles listed above that are written by me, this subsection contains
examples of different genres of my writing. I hereby exert my full rights as author of the material on this site.