Back down the hill would be a bit of a tobbogan run on normal tyres.
The drifts on the last 1/4 mile to the workshop are very deep so I park and enjoy the walk. After turning a number of bowls I did a job I should have done months if not years ago. My tool rack only has space for 16 tools. This is fine if I am making just one thing but when I change say from plates to bowls then I will want other favourite tools which live in the reserve pile down below. Anyway today I extended the rack to take another 12 which will save time swapping tools around or more to the point will save me having tools piled up on top of each other and having to rummage for the right one.
The walk home for a late lunch was idyllic. These are Derbyshire gritstones, lowland farmers think they are poor sheep and don’t fatten up well but they thrive in adverse conditions where other sheep would die.
Back home I finally photographed new stock bowls and uploaded them to the gallery section of the website. Some really nice bowls which hopefully will be in time to find new homes for Christmas.