Awww shucks, Trev! You saw through my not-so-subtle plot .
Actually, I'm more concerned with making sure His Lordship doesn't get ideas and pinch my saw :-$ . His turning skills seem to be improving, but any technique that'll reduce the amount of time he has to spend sharpening his gouges will appeal to him. I think I'd better steer clear of scrolled compound cuts for the foreseeable .