Now this commission was a challenge for a woodturner - all straight lines.
What is it? , I hear you ask.
Well, the picture below might reveal its purpose.
Of course, it's a stand for holding vinyl LP covers, as required by the younger generation these days. The album is a bit dated though.
The saving grace from my point of view was that I at last found a use for a lovely piece of Santos Rosewood which I paid £6.75 for 30 years ago!