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: Hatfield Peverel, Essex, UK
A self taught maker of boxes using veneers and hardwoods using hand tools as much as possible.
Best investment was a week spent with David Charlesworth (www.davidcharlesworth.co.uk) learning how to sharpen and prepare tools.
After looking at some of the postings on LJ I realise how much I still have to learn and how many projects I have to add to my "To Do" list.
Lets see how things go!
-- It always looks better when it's finished!
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|commented on||MY NEW VISE AND BENCH||2 days ago|
|commented on||Box joint jig with micro adjustment||4 days ago|
|replied on||Chevalet Clubhouse.||4 days ago|
|commented on||Special Clock||11 days ago|
|commented on||Fishing net||11 days ago|
|commented on||Evolution of a Shop #38: Starting Over, Kind Of||11 days ago|
|commented on||Brass, Sydney Blue Gum and some wooden hinges.||11 days ago|
|commented on||New Workshop Tour 2014||14 days ago|
|commented on||Rounded Media Centre||25 days ago|
|commented on||Just a Plane Box for the Shop||31 days ago|
|commented on||Mahogany chisel stand||32 days ago|
|commented on||Hand Tools Adventure #5: Assembling the Box||41 days ago|
|commented on||FABRIKKEN - THE FACTORY #1: Shop tour 2014 - finally back.||44 days ago|
|commented on||A Plane With Teeth||50 days ago|
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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...