I managed to finish the carving of the Santa shelfie and gave it to my wife to paint. Here is the finished article.
Well that's my excuse we'll see what the next one come out like.
I said I was going to turn a vase and I've got one on my lathe, but it is so cold in the workshop I've abandoned the project in the short term. To resolve the situation, I've ordered an oil filled radiator and when that comes I'm hoping my workshop will be toasty. I will do a review on it when I've got it running because I know a lot of people have trouble with cold workshops at this time of the year.
I hate the cold weather so here is a clip to a nice warming video of my garden which I filmed earlier this year.