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||FANTASY MARQUETRY #13: Fresh out of the press||09-20-2014 06:33 PM|
|commented on||Hair stick turned in olivewood||09-16-2014 10:44 AM|
|commented on||Dishes on the lathe||09-16-2014 08:37 AM|
|commented on||Lamp holder||09-16-2014 08:36 AM|
|commented on||Tool chest||09-02-2014 07:49 AM|
|commented on||Card/Jewelry Box||09-02-2014 07:46 AM|
|commented on||Brace Bit Box||08-30-2014 04:25 PM|
|commented on||Open Apron Nesting Tables||08-29-2014 07:11 AM|
|commented on||Open Apron Nesting Tables #3: Assembly and Finishing Up||08-29-2014 07:09 AM|
|commented on||Baby is here!||08-28-2014 07:42 AM|
|commented on||FANTASY MARQUETRY #6: Learning to drive my Chevalet||08-27-2014 06:03 PM|
|commented on||Infill Block Plane--Wooden Prototype by Woodenskier||08-23-2014 08:21 AM|
|commented on||FRENCH OVAL||08-21-2014 08:03 AM|
|commented on||Wainscotting wall panelling||08-13-2014 09:24 PM|
|commented on||FANTASY MARQUETRY #1: PLANNING, DRAWING AND VENEER SELECTION||08-08-2014 05:57 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...