Category Archives: Hobby Centrum

Raku Pottery firing – 13th November

I had tried pottery in California so when I saw that the Hobby Centre was running a special Raku firing I decided to sign up and try this technique.  The clay for raku must be able to withstand a higher firing … Continue reading

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Hobby Centrum Christmas Market – 13th December

  The Hobby Centre holds a Christmas Market in December where members can sell their work.  I volunteered to help set up the stalls on the Friday and to serve erwtensoep (pea and smoked sausage soup) and gluhwein on Sunday. … Continue reading

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Marquetry tissue box project

I had seen a lovely marquetry box in the wood workshop at the Hobby Centre while I was working on my cork table. So, Henk who had made the box, helped me make one for myself.  Some of the equipment … Continue reading

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Cork Table Top Project

I had collected a lot of corks over the years and had made a wreath using some of them but still had lots left over. So since I had an old Singer sewing machine base, I decided to make a top … Continue reading

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Stained Glass project

My latest stained glass project is a Rennie MackIntosh inspired design – I didn’t design it but nicked it from the web! I made it in lead which in some ways is easier, but in others more difficult than Tiffany.    

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