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||Museum tools back to life #2: Hook tools for pole lathe - blog||12-06-2016 09:24 PM|
|commented on||Reproduction Federal period NY Card Table, c. 1790||12-01-2016 06:46 PM|
|commented on||Jigs and Tools #2: A Bee's Knees Wood Bender Thingy||11-30-2016 09:20 PM|
|commented on||Pencil Boxes||11-28-2016 02:20 PM|
|commented on||4-String Dulcimer, my second one!||11-22-2016 10:40 PM|
|commented on||Black Sea||11-17-2016 09:30 AM|
|commented on||Big Try Square||10-24-2016 09:16 AM|
|commented on||Marble to wood||10-17-2016 01:59 PM|
|commented on||My Amish style wheelbarrows||10-15-2016 08:21 AM|
|commented on||Chevy in Plywood||10-15-2016 08:16 AM|
|commented on||New scam ?||10-12-2016 03:06 PM|
|commented on||Endless Knot||10-12-2016 08:07 AM|
|commented on||Workbench||10-01-2016 09:51 PM|
|commented on||My rocking chair.||09-28-2016 07:53 AM|
|commented on||Hospice House charity||09-28-2016 07:51 AM|
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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...