This is my first attempt at blogging but I thought people might be interested in the approach I took. Getting hold of consistently dimensioned timber for making boxes has always been a challenge, especially when small thicknesses are required a...
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Location: North Yorkshire
We moved to our new home in October 2013 after many happy years in Essex. Downsizing and the need to get a properly organised workshop were some of the reasons for our move. I have spent a lot of the time since our move organising the new shop and am now ready to start some real work!
I am a self taught maker using hand tools as much as possible but also some power tools where it helps.
I have a long list of To Dos to get through including a chevalet!
-- It always looks better when it's finished!
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|commented on||Card/Jewelry Box||Today at 12:46 AM|
|commented on||Brace Bit Box||08-30-2014 at 09:25 AM|
|commented on||Open Apron Nesting Tables||08-29-2014 at 12:11 AM|
|commented on||Open Apron Nesting Tables #3: Assembly and Finishing Up||08-29-2014 at 12:09 AM|
|commented on||Baby is here!||08-28-2014 at 12:42 AM|
|commented on||FANTASY MARQUETRY #6: Learning to drive my Chevalet||08-27-2014 at 11:03 AM|
|commented on||Infill Block Plane--Wooden Prototype by Woodenskier||08-23-2014 at 01:21 AM|
|commented on||FRENCH OVAL||08-21-2014 at 01:03 AM|
|commented on||Wainscotting wall panelling||08-13-2014 at 02:24 PM|
|commented on||FANTASY MARQUETRY #1: PLANNING, DRAWING AND VENEER SELECTION||08-08-2014 at 10:57 AM|
|commented on||Plane Sets||08-08-2014 at 10:41 AM|
|commented on||Veneering a column, restoration of an english regency rosewood center table.||08-06-2014 at 03:13 AM|
|commented on||Japanese Garden Bench #1: Milling the Lumber||08-04-2014 at 01:10 AM|
|commented on||Custom request||08-03-2014 at 02:17 PM|
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For all those who have an interest, BBC Four aired a programme last night on the life and work of Grinling Gibbons the renowned 17th Century carver. The programme is available to watch on BBC iPlayer via this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b...
Not quite certain if this is the place to put this, but here goes. The BBC is running a series of documentaries about famous English furniture makers and carvers. The first programme in the series about Thomas Chippendale was shown last night (Jan...