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||Mirror frame (EarlS inspired)||07-01-2015 09:47 PM|
|replied on||Help needed to identify the purpose of this saw||06-30-2015 06:05 PM|
|replied on||Help needed to identify the purpose of this saw||06-29-2015 07:32 AM|
|commented on||My first attempt at a "real" workbench||06-28-2015 08:48 AM|
|started topic||Help needed to identify the purpose of this saw||06-27-2015 10:14 PM|
|commented on||Celtic Jewelry Box||06-26-2015 02:32 PM|
|commented on||Late Afternoon At The Pub||06-24-2015 07:29 AM|
|commented on||SHOP MADE SANDING SLEEVES ( UPDATE JUNE 24 )||06-23-2015 08:16 AM|
|commented on||Twin Veneer Hammers||06-22-2015 08:15 PM|
|commented on||small bird - marquetry||06-22-2015 08:37 AM|
|commented on||Key holder||06-19-2015 08:01 AM|
|commented on||Sewing box||06-19-2015 07:57 AM|
|commented on||DIY Cam Clamps!||06-19-2015 07:54 AM|
|commented on||Love Birds - Marquetry||06-18-2015 08:05 AM|
|commented on||Repurposed #2: The smaller woodworking chisel turned woodshop mini mallet||06-16-2015 08:10 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...